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Jean Arp
Birds in an Aquarium
c. 1920
Painted wood

9 7/8 x 8 x 4 1/2 inches
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Purchase © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Museum of Modern Art, New York

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This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMAs collection.
The artist
André Breton (1896-1966), Paris. [Acquired from the artist]
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from André Breton, 1937

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Jean Arp, French, b. Germany, (1886-1966)
b. September 16, 1886, Strasbourg
d. 1966

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