Niki de Saint-Phalle
LOU LOU AND MIMI
fabric, paper and string collage on fiberglass mounted on wooden base
overall: 205 x 67 x 53 cm; 81 x 26 3/8 x 20 7/8 in.
figures: 161 x 67 x 53 cm; 63 3/8 x 26 3/8 x 20 7/8 in.
Executed in 1965.
Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York
Robert B. Mayer Collection, Chicago
Sale: Christie's, New York, Contemporary Art, 8 November 1989, lot 316
Sale: Christie's, London, Post-War and Contemporary Art, 27 June 2002, lot 27
Acquired from the above sale by the current owner
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Four European Artist and the Figure, February - March 1966; catalogue, p.3, no. 3
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Mayer, July - September 1968; catalogue, n.p., no. 61, illustrated