Lot 143
  • 143

Christian Boltanski

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Christian Boltanski
  • Monuments
  • fifty panels, fifteen light bulbs and colour photographs in artist frames

  • overall: 222 by 109 by 7.6cm.; 87 3/8 by 42 7/8 by 3in.
  • Executed in 1985.

Provenance

Elisabeth Kaufmann, Z├╝rich
Locksley Shea Gallery, Minneapolis
Sale: Christie's, New York, Contemporary Art, 19 November, 1997, Lot 341

Condition

Colours: The red and blue panels are stronger and brighter in the original and the overall tonality is less yellow. Condition: This work is in very good condition. There are light patches of rusting to the metal frames of the panels in places throughout the composition. The paper backing to the panels is flaking in parts throughout. The bronze light mounts are tarnished in places.
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