Yves Klein - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Guy Pieters Gallery, Belgium
    Private Collection, France

  • Literature

    P. Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969, no. S20 (another cast illustrated, p. 98).
    Yves Klein, exh. cat., Bern, Kunstgalle Bern, 1971 (another cast illustrated, p. 105).
    S. Stich, Yves Klein, Stuttgart 1994, no. 113 (another cast illustrated in colour, p. 247).
    J.-P. Ledeur, Yves Klein. Catalogue raisonné des éditions et sculptures éditées, Knokke-le-Zoute 2000, no. S20 (another cast illustrated in colour, p. 248).
    Yves Klein, Lugano, Museo d'Arte della Città di Lugano, 2009 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 181.)


L'esclave mourant d'après Michel Ange (Dying Slave after Michelangelo)

Synthetic resin with IKB pigment,
58.5 x 18.7 x 15.8 cm (23 x 7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.)
inscribed 'R.Klein Moquay' in blue ink, with the artist's thumbprint and numbered 201/300 in black and blue ink all on a label affixed to the reverse (there were also 50 hors commerce impressions), published by Jean-Paul Ledeur, Paris, contained in Perspex vitrine.

£30,000 - 50,000 

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Editions, London
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Evening & Day Editions

London Auctions 12 June 2014 2pm & 6pm