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IKB 164

Yves Klein-IKB 164-1962

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
IKB 164
Size:
65.5 x 50 cm
Medium :
Pigment, resin and fabric on board
Creation Year:
1962
Marks
Signed with the artist's initials, dated and stamped with the artist's monogram 'YK 62' (on the overlap); signed, inscribed and dated 'Yves Klein Le monochrome 1962 i.K.B' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Michael and Dorothy Blankfort, Los Angeles (acquired directly from the artist); Private Collection, Los Angeles (by descent from the above); Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 5 April 1990, lot 634; Private Collection, New York.L & M Arts, New York; Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005
Exhibition History :
Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum, Serial Imagery, 1968, p. 142, no. 147 (illustrated in colour, p. 65); Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Michael and Dorothy Blankfort Collection, 1982, p. 103, no. 104 (illustrated, p. 61, incorrectly titled IKB Monochrome (IKB 218)); New York, L & M Arts, Yves Klein: A Career Survey, 2005, no. 23 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Le Nouveau Realisme, 2008, no. 28 (illustrated in colour, p. 60); This exhibition later travelled to Hannover, Sprengel Museum.Krems-Stein, Kunsthalle Krems, Nouveau Realisme, 2010-2011

Christie's London

Date:
2014-07-01
Lot Number :
8
Low Estimate :
$2,558,000[+17%]*
High Estimate :
$3,410,600[-12%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,984,300
Sold For :
$3,499,200*

Sotheby's London

Date:
1990-04-05
Lot Number :
634
Low Estimate :
$506,900[+49%]*
High Estimate :
$675,900[+12%]*
Hammer Price :
$755,090
Sold For :
$855,000*