247
247
Yves Klein
VÉNUS BLEUE
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 92,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
247
Yves Klein
VÉNUS BLEUE
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 92,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Yves Klein
1928 - 1962
VÉNUS BLEUE

stamped with the artist's name and title and numbered 260/300 on the underside


pigment and synthetic resin on plaster cast
27 1/4 by 11 3/4 by 7 7/8 in. 69 by 30 by 20 cm.
Conceived in 1962, and cast in 1982, this work is number 260 from an edition of 300, plus 50 Hors Commerces and was edited by Galerie Bonnier, Geneva.
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Provenance

Inoue Gallery, Tokyo
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1982

Exhibited

Lugano, Museo d'Arte, Yves Klein, May - September 2009, p. 180, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)

Literature

Paul Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne, 1969, no. S41, p. 100, illustrated
Pierre Restany, Yves Klein, Paris, 1982, p. 204, illustrated
Sidra Stich, Yves Klein, Stuttgart, 1984, p. 247, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Cologne, Museum Ludwig [and travelling], Yves Klein, 1994, no. 111, p. 247, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Oslo, National Museum of Contemporary Art [and travelling], Yves Klein, 1997, no. 66, p. 79, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Lisbon, Galeria António Prates, Yves Klein, 1998, p. 5, illustrated in color
Jeanne-Paul Ledeur, Yves Klein, Catalogue Raisonné des Editions et Sculptures, Knokke-le-Zoute, 2000, no. S41, p. 234, illustrated in color
Nicolas Charlet, Yves Klein, Paris, 2000, pp. 183 and 231, illustrated in color
Hannah Weitemeier, Yves Klein, 1928 - 1962, International Klein Blue, Cologne, 2001, p. 25, illustrated in color

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