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Yves Klein (1928 - 1962)

Lot 164: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION YVES KLEIN 1928-1962 VICTOIRE DE SAMOTHRACE

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June 23, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

signed, dated 62 and numbered 123/175; numbered 123/175 on the underside of the base

blue pigment on plaster with a metal and stone base

Conceived in 1961-1962, this work was cast in 1973 by Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris.
PROVENANCE

Galerie Van Örde, Antwerp
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1978
LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Paul Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969, p. 97, no. S9, illustration of the original cast
Exhibition Catalogue, Bern, Kunsthalle, Yves Klein, 1971, p. 106, illustration of the original cast
Jean-Paul Ledeur, Catalogue Raisonné des Editions et Sculptures Editées, Knokke-le-Zoute 2000, p. 228, no. S9, illustration of another cast in colour

Dimensions

height: 51.4cm.; 20 1/4 in.

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