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Relief planetaire bleu, (RP 17)

Yves Klein-Relief planetaire bleu, (RP 17)-1961

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Relief planetaire bleu, (RP 17)
Size:
49 x 72 cm
Medium :
Pure pigment and synthetic resin on plaster mounted on panel
Creation Year:
1961
Marks
Signed and dated 'Yves Klein 1961' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Sami Tarica, Paris; Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm; Private Collection, Stockholm; Stephen S. Alpert, Boston; Galerie Bonnier, Geneva; Acquired from the above by the current owner in 1996
Exhibition History :
Geneva, Galerie Bonnier, Yves Klein, 1979, no. 10. (incorrectly labelled as RP 19); Houston, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Yves Klein 1928-1962: A Retrospective, 1982-1983 p. 344, no. 57 (illustrated in color, p. 162); This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou; Cologne, Museum Ludwig and Dusseldorf, Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Yves Klein, 1995, p. 287, no. 142 (illustrated in color, p. 241); This exhibition later travelled to London, Hayward Gallery and Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

Christie's London

Date:
2015-02-11
Lot Number :
7
Low Estimate :
$1,371,200[+44%]*
High Estimate :
$1,828,300[+8%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,980,700
Sold For :
$2,353,400*