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La Venus d'Alexandrie (Venus Bleue, S. 41)

Yves Klein-La Venus d'Alexandrie (Venus Bleue, S. 41)-1962

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Sell Through Rate: 84%

Artwork:
La Venus d'Alexandrie (Venus Bleue, S. 41)
Size:
71.2 x 32 x 23 cm
Edition Size :
50 HC (+ Edition of 300, + 3 edited by Galerie Bonnier, Geneva in 1983)
Medium :
IKB pigment and synthetic resin on plaster cast
Creation Year:
1962
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1967

Christie's Paris

Date:
2017-06-08
Lot Number :
164
Low Estimate :
$67,278[+117%]*
High Estimate :
$89,704[+63%]*
Hammer Price :
$145,769
Sold For :
$177,726*
Notes :
Signed by the monogram and numbered 'HCXXXVII / L' (behind the left leg); Bears the stamp of the publisher and numbered 'HCXXXVII / L' (below)

Christie's London

Date:
2012-07-12
Lot Number :
260
Low Estimate :
$46,600[+50%]*
High Estimate :
$77,600[-10%]*
Hammer Price :
$69,800
Sold For :
$85,300*
Notes :
Stamped and numbered with an edition stamp 'XXII/L' (on the underside)

Villa Grisebach Berlin

Date:
2012-06-01
Lot Number :
701
Low Estimate :
$55,700[+2%]*
High Estimate :
$68,100[-16%]*
Hammer Price :
$57,000
Sold For :
$69,800*
Notes :
Inscribed 'HC', numbered in pencil on left leg, verso, stamped by manufacturer plus handwritten number underneath left leg

Neumeister Munich

Date:
2011-11-10
Lot Number :
1013
Low Estimate :
$54,900[-20%]*
High Estimate :
$68,600[-36%]*
Hammer Price :
$43,900*
Notes :
Numbered by hand 'HC XXXXIV/L' and stamped 'Venus bleue de Yves Klein Exemplair No:' by the manufacturer on the left leg

Christie's London

Date:
2010-10-15
Lot Number :
292
Low Estimate :
$48,000
High Estimate :
$80,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
With the edition stamp and numbered 'XXXXIX/L' (on the underside)

Germann Zurich

Date:
2004-11-23
Lot Number :
40
Low Estimate :
$25,800[-7%]*
High Estimate :
$34,400[-30%]*
Hammer Price :
$24,100*

Sotheby's London

Date:
2004-02-06
Lot Number :
232
Low Estimate :
$33,000[+95%]*
High Estimate :
$45,800[+40%]*
Hammer Price :
$64,200
Sold For :
$77,000*

Sotheby's London

Date:
2003-10-21
Lot Number :
345
Low Estimate :
$33,500[+10%]*
High Estimate :
$50,200[-27%]*
Hammer Price :
$36,800
Sold For :
$44,100*
Notes :
Numbered 'HC IV/L'

Sotheby's London

Date:
2002-06-27
Lot Number :
220
Low Estimate :
$38,100
High Estimate :
$53,400
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
Embossed with the star and numbered 'H.C. 48/50'

Artcurial Paris

Date:
1995-11-22
Lot Number :
86
Low Estimate :
$18,600[+6%]*
High Estimate :
$22,700[-13%]*
Hammer Price :
$19,800*
Notes :
Numbered 'IV/L'

Sotheby's London

Date:
1995-06-29
Lot Number :
204
Low Estimate :
$9,600[+116%]*
High Estimate :
$12,700[+63%]*
Hammer Price :
$20,700*
Notes :
Inscribed and numbered HC 'XII/L'

Artcurial Paris

Date:
1992-11-26
Lot Number :
61
Low Estimate :
$18,300[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$18,300*
Notes :
Numbered XIV/L under base

Catherine Charbonneaux Paris

Date:
1991-12-02
Lot Number :
45
Low Estimate :
$23,300[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$23,300*