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Relief eponge or (RE 47 II)

Yves Klein-Relief eponge or (RE 47 II)-1961

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Relief eponge or (RE 47 II)
Size:
45.5 x 80 x 7.5 cm
Medium :
Gold leaf, natural sponges, pebbles and synthetic resin on wood panel
Creation Year:
1961
Marks
Signed and dated 'Yves Klein 61' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles; Private Collection, U.S.A; Francois de Menil, New York; Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1980
Exhibition History :
Los Angeles, Dwan Gallery, Yves Klein le Monochrome, May-June 1961; Houston, Rice Museum, Yves Klein 1928-1962: A Retrospective, February-May 1982, no. 49 (illustrated in colour, p. 158); This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, June-August 1982; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, November 1982-January 1983 and Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, February-May 1983; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Yves Klein: Corps, couleur, immateriel, October 2006-February 2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 84); This exhibition later travelled to Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, March-June 2007

Christie's London

Date:
2010-02-11
Lot Number :
16
Low Estimate :
$7,830,500[+4%]*
High Estimate :
$10,962,700[-26%]*
Hammer Price :
$8,143,700
Sold For :
$9,169,100*