signed with the artist's initials and numbered on the reverse of the frames
41 metal boxes, 3 black and white photographs, 3 electric tweezers and electric wires
244 by 71 by 23 cm. 96 by 87 7/8 by 9 in.
Executed in 1988.
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles
Andrew Dierken, Los Angeles
Christie's, New York, 13 November 1998, Lot 166
André Simoens, Knokke
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; New York, New Museum of Contemporary Art; Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery; Berkeley, University Art Museum; and Toronto, The Power Plant, Christian Boltanksi: The Lessons of Darkness, April 1988 - January 1990