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Yves Klein

La Vénus d'Alexandrie (S41)

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 EUR

Yves Klein

Yves Klein

La Vénus d'Alexandrie (S41)

La Vénus d'Alexandrie (S41)

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 EUR

Lot sold:

81,900

EUR

Yves Klein

1928 - 1962

La Vénus d'Alexandrie (S41)


stamped with the artist's monogram and numbered 194/300 on the reverse; stamped and numbered 194/300 on the underside

IKB pigment and synthetic resin on plaster in a Plexiglas box

69 x 32 x 24 cm ; 271/8 x 12½x 9⅞in.

Conceived in 1962 and executed in 1982, this work is number 194 from an edition of 300, plus 50 hors-commerce proofs and 3 artist's proofs.

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Yves Klein

1928 - 1962

La Vénus d'Alexandrie (S41)


signé du monogramme de l'artiste et numéroté 194/300 au dos; signé et numéroté 194/300 sous la base

pigment IKB et résine synthétique sur plâtre dans une boite en plexiglas

69 x 32 x 24 cm ; 271/8 x 12½x 9⅞in.

Conçue en 1962 et exécutée en 1982, cette oeuvre est le numéro 194 d'une édition en 300 exemplaires, plus 50 exemplaires hors-commerce et 3 épreuves d'artiste.

The work has been very carefully and professionally restored and is now in very good condition. The sculpture has been fixed inside its existing Plexiglas box. Scratches and rub marks have been removed and polychromy has been reworked. The Plexiglas box presents some scratches and wear marks.



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Galerie Bonnier, Geneva
Private Collection
Sotheby's, Hong Kong, Contemporary Art, 1 April 2018, Lot 568
Private Collection, Europe

Paul Wember ed., Yves Klein, Cologne, 1969, p. 100, cat. no. S 41 
Pierre Restany ed., Yves Klein, New York, 1982, p. 204, illustrated in colour (another example)
Yves Klein, Exh. Cat., The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, 1997, p. 79, no. 66, illustrated in colour (another example)
Jean-Paul. Ledeur ed., Yves Klein: Catalogue Raisonné of Editions and Sculptures, Paris, 2000, p. 234, cat. no. S41, illustrated in colour (another example)
Hannah Weitemeier ed., Yves Klein 1928-1962 International Klein Blue, London, 2001, p. 25, illustrated in colour (another example)
Marie Raymond - Yves Klein, Exh. Cat. Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Angers, Angers, 2004, p. 190
Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Yves Klein, November 1994 - January 1995, p. 247, cat. no. 111, illustrated in colour (another example)
Musee d'art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain de Nice; Museo Pecci Prato, Yves Klein, La Vie, la Vie Elle-Même qui est l'Art Absolu, April 2000 - January 2001, p. 182, illustrated in colour (another example)
Museo d'Arte di Lugano, Yves Klein, May - September 2009, p. 180, illustrated in colour (another example)