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    Editions Alecto 677
    Richard Axsom and David Platzker 51

312

London Knees (E.A. 677, A. & P. 51)

1966
The pair of cast flexible latex sculptures coated in polyurethane with single acrylic plastic base, with accompanying set of three green cloth-covered paper board folders containing postcards and reproductions related to The Knees as London Monument Project, with justification, all contained in the original buckram-covered travelling case with printed title and date.
sculpture 38 x 14 x 15.5 cm (14 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)
case 19 x 43 x 29.5 cm (7 1/2 x 16 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Each knee printed with initials and date on the underside, the justification signed and numbered 2/120 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Editions Alecto Ltd, London, in association with Neuendorf Verlag, Berlin, 1968.

Estimate
£1,500 - 2,000 

Sold for £4,788

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 14 - 15 September 2022