Owner: Marcel Kapferer — Paris, France
Collection: (KPR) Kapferer
Inventory No.: KPR 18
Paris verblieben
Artist: Jacques Lipchitz vermutl. Jude geb. 1891 in Drunsnike
Medium: Sculpture
Title: Plastik
Description: Akrobat auf Zirkuspferd.
Bronze patiniert H. 55 cm
Gerahmt Fassung: auf ovaler angegossener Bronzeplatte
Bezeichnet Signatur: auf der angegossenen Bronzeplatte Sign.J.Lipchitz 5/7.Giessermarke Cire perdue C.Valsuani
Zugangstag, in Paris: 22.2.1944
Literature: This object is now part of the Pearlman Collection and was recently loaned to the Ashmolean Museum as part of an exhibit entitled: "C├ęzanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection", 13 March to 22 June 2014.
Provenance and Comments: The ERR inventory has the letter "T" associated with KPR 18, which might be an indication that the bronze was set aside to be exchanged. It was located in France by the Commission de recuperation artistique and ended up in the Henry Pearlman collection in 1959 and from there to the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation in 1986.
Archival Sources: RG 260 M1943 Reel 10 NARA; Bundesarchiv, B323/274; RA 20, MAEE, Paris, France
Measurements: H. 55 cm
Intake place: 64, avenue Henri Martin, Paris
Transfer place: Jeu de Paume
Transfer date: 1944-02-24
Restituted? Yes
Restitution date: 1945-10-12