Hans (Jean) Arp (French, 1886-1966)
Dreams and Projects, published in 1952 by Curt Valentin, New York, edition of 320, unbound, containing two sets of the twenty-eight woodcuts (one printed on Arches, the other on Japan paper). Signed "Arp-" in pencil and numbered "3" on the colophon, signed and numbered "Arp- Arp- 3/25" in pencil on the folder for the set on Japan paper. Sheet sizes 11 1/4 x 9 in. (28.5 x 22.8 cm),presented in the original slipcover.
Condition: Extremely subtle toning, minor transfer staining to some of the Arches sheets, ex libris label from Nelson A. Rockefeller to interior folder of slipcase.
Provenance: Ex-collection of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, New York; purchased from Coleart, Inc., New York, 1977; the estate of Mary Lee Ingbar, Cambridge, Massachusetts.