Niki de Saint Phalle - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Guy Pieters Gallery, Knokke-le-Zoute
    Phillips, New York, March 3, 2015, lot 25
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Knokke-le-Zoute, Guy Pieters Gallery, Niki de Saint Phalle: Oeuvres récents, August 1991, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Bonn, Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland; Glasgow, McLellan Galleries; Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Niki de Saint Phalle, June 19, 1992 – September 1993 (another example exhibited)
    Basel, Galerie Bonnier, Niki de Saint Phalle: A One-Woman Show, June 1993 (another example exhibited)
    Atlanta, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Niki in the Garden: The Extraordinary Sculptures of Niki de Saint Phalle, April - October 2006 (another example exhibited)


Pouf serpent bleu

incised with the artist's signature and number "Niki de Saint Phalle 1/20" on a brass plate affixed to the base; further stamped with the foundry mark on the base
painted polyester
70 x 35 x 32 in. (177.8 x 88.9 x 81.3 cm.)
Executed in 1991, this work is number 1 from an edition of 20 plus 5 artist's proofs.

$70,000 - 90,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 14 November 2018