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Jean Tinguely (1925 - 1991)

Lot 149: f - JEAN TINGUELY

Sotheby's

February 10, 2006
London, United Kingdom

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Description

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE ISRAEL PHOENIX ASSURANCE COMPANY

1925-1991
BASCULE VI

88 by 180 by 73cm.; 34 5/8 by 71 by 28 3/4 in.

painted iron and steel bars, cast iron wheels, rubber belts, wood and electric motor

Executed in 1965.

PROVENANCE

Betty Barman, Brussels
Sale: Sotheby's, London, Post War and Contemporary Art, 5 December 1995, Lot 46

EXHIBITED

São Paulo, VIII Biennale de São Paulo, Machines de Tinguely, 1965
Zürich, Galerie Gimpel & Hanover, Jean Tinguely, 1966, no. 14, illustrated
Milan, Galleria Iolas, Jean Tinguely, 1966, no. 10
Otterlo, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller; Eindhoven, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum; Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, Tinguely-Luginbühl, 1967, no. 10, illustrated

LITERATURE

Christina Bischofberger, Tinguely Catalogue Raisionné: Sculptures and Reliefs 1954-1968, Zürich 1982, p. 259, no. 388, illustrated
Pontus Hultén, A Magic Stronger than Death, Milan 1987, pp. 150 & 154, illustrated

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