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Sculpture eponge bleue sans titre (SE 284)

Yves Klein-Sculpture eponge bleue sans titre (SE 284)-1959

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Sculpture eponge bleue sans titre (SE 284)
Size:
height (including stone base): 63.5; diameter (sponge): 38.1 cm
Medium :
Dry pigment and synthetic resin on natural sponge, metal stem and stone base
Creation Year:
1959
Marks
Signed and dated 'Yves 59' (on the underside)
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Private Collection, Tokyo; Private Collection, Sweden; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in the late 1980s
Exhibition History :
Tokyo, Fuji Television Gallery, Yves Klein, 1979, no. 6 (installation view illustrated in colour, unpaged); Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers, 2010-2011, p. 344 (illustrated in colour, p. 148). This exhibition later travelled to Minneapolis, Walker Art Center

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-06-29
Lot Number :
13
Low Estimate :
$3,590,500[+12%]*
High Estimate :
$5,026,700[-20%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,021,360
Sold For :
$4,622,410*