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Yves Klein
1928 - 1962
L’ESCLAVE MOURANT D'APRÈS MICHEL-ANGE (S 20)
dry pigment and synthetic resin on plaster
60 by 22 by 15 cm. 23 5/8 by 8 5/8 by 5 7/8 in.
Conceived in 1962 and executed posthumously in 1992, this work is number 66 from an edition of 300, plus 50 hors-commerce proofs numbered I/L to L/L.
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Provenance

Private Collection, Brussels
Paris, Cornette de Saint-Cyr, 25 January 2004. Lot 368
Michali Gallery, Florida
Private Collection, Europe
Thence by descent to the present owner

Exhibited

Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Yves Klein, August 1971, p.105, illustrated (ed. no. unknown)

Literature

Paul Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969, p. 98, no. S20, illustrated (ed. no. unknown)
Sidra Stich, Yves Klein, Stuttgart 1994, p. 247, no. 113, illustrated in colour (ed. no. unknown)
Jean-Paul Ledeur, Yves Klein: Catalogue of Editions and Sculptures Edited, Knokke-le-Zoute 1999, p.248, illustrated in colour (ed. no. unknown)
Exh. Cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Angers, Marie Raymond - Yves Klein, 2004-2005, p. 190, illustrated (ed. no. unknown)
Nicolas Charlet, Yves Klein, Paris 2000, n.p., illustrated in colour (ed. no. unknown)

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