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Yves Klein (1928 - 1962)

Lot 131: Yves Klein (1928-1962)

Christie's

February 10, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

La terre bleue
incised with a star (on the base) and numbered '242/300' (on a label affixed to the underside of the base)
dry blue pigment in synthetic resin plaster
14 1/8in. (36cm.) high
Conceived in 1957, this work is number two hundred and forty two from an edition of three hundred plus fifty HC edited by Galerie Bonnier, Geneva in 1988

Artist or Maker

Yves Klein (1928-1962)

Literature

P. Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969, no. RP7 (the prototype illustrated, p. 137).
J.-P. Ledeur, Yves Klein, catalogue raisonné des édition et sculptures, Knokke-le-Zoute 2000, no. RP7 (illustrated in colour, p. 242).

Notes

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Rotraut Moquay-Klein.

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