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Coeur de Lion

Artwork:
Coeur de Lion
Size:
57.7 x 69.8 x 19 cm
Medium :
Painted papier mache construction with painted plastic, wire, rope, plastic figurines, and paper mounted on painted panel
Creation Year:
1963
Marks
Signed and dated 'Niki de Saint Phalle Dec. 63' (on the reverse)
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Private collection, acquired from the artist; Private collection, by descent from the above; Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Ltd., New York; Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990
Exhibition History :
New York, Alexander Iolas Gallery, Niki de Saint Phalle, April-May 1965; Kunzelsau, Kunsthalle Wurth, Niki de Saint Phalle: spiel mit mir, April-October 2011, p.93 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date:
2013-11-13
Lot Number :
212
Low Estimate :
$60,000[+117%]*
High Estimate :
$80,000[+63%]*
Hammer Price :
$130,000
Sold For :
$161,000*