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Jacques Lipchitz Sketch for the New Portal for New Harmony ca. 1970, Ink Pen on Paper. Hand Signed. Framed.

Jacques Lipchitz


This unique original hand signed Lipchitz drawing was acquired directly from the Collection of renowned art dealers Helena and Ladislas Segy, who were close personal friends of Lipchitz.  (The Helena Segy Irrevocable Trust).  The work is held in its original vintage frame. 

The labels on the back state: 

"Model of the Gate of the Shrine of New Harmony"

 Illust. Bert van Brok

The Artist At Work, p.72/73

Jacques Lipchitz

Sketch for the New Portal for New Harmony. 

According to Segy:

"This sketch was made by Lipchitz in the gallery, taking at random a piece of paper, to explain some elements of composition. He signed it at my request. "

A bronze sketch entitled "Sketch for the gate of the roofless Church/"1958.17.1/8"

is illustrated in H.H. Arnason "Sketch in Bronze" New York 1969. 


Framed: 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches

Sheet: 5 1/8 inches by 4 1/4 inches.


Hand signed in ink on upper right recto (front). Bears original label from the Segy collection on the verso.


From the Collection of Helena and Ladislas Segy. (Helena Segy irrevocable Trust.) Hand signed by Lipchitz for Segy, his personal friend.


Height:   7.75
Width:   5.75
Depth:   1.25