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Yves Klein (1928 - 1962)

Lot 149: YVES KLEIN

Sotheby's

June 30, 2011
London, United Kingdom

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Description

YVES KLEIN 1928 - 1962 LA TERRE BLEUE embossed with the star on the base and numbered 72 /300 on a label affixed to the underside dry IKB pigment and synthetic resin on plaster cast 35.5 by 29.5 by 28cm.; 14 by 11 5/8 by 11in. Conceived in 1957, this work was cast in 1990 in an edition of 300 plus 50 hors commerce, edited by Galerie Bonnier, Geneva.

Literature

Paul Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969, p. 137, no. RP7, illustration of the original cast
Jean-Paul Ledeur, Yves Klein, Catalogue Raisonné des Editions et Sculptures, Knokke-le-Zoute 2000, p. 242, no. RP7, illustration of another cast in colour

Provenance

Private Collection, London

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Contemporary Art Day Auction

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June 30, 2011, 12:00 PM GMT

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