Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 231

 
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Yves Klein
Monochrome bleu, 1959.
Pigment and Synthetic resin on paper, laid on p...
Estimate:
€ 100,000 - 150,000

 
$ 114,000 - 171,000

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Lot description
Monochrome bleu. 1959.
Pigment and Synthetic resin on paper, laid on panel.
Not in Wember. Verso signed and dated. 21.6 x 18 cm (8.5 x 7 in), the full sheet. Panel: 22,6 x 19 cm (8,9 x 7,5 in).
According to Paul Wember the work was made in 1959 as an addition to the book that was released by Pol Bury the same year. It can be assigned to the work group IKB 145-151 as mentioned in the Catalog Raisonné Wember. [CH].
• Yves Klein is regarded as the master of monochrome art
• The artist combines his patented pigment with the image carrier in a very poised manner
• The color "International Klein Blue" (IKB) = materialized esthesia
• Of a highly hypnotic pull
• Comprehensive and notable provenance
• Part of a Southern German private collection for almost five decades
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Verso with a written confirmation issued by Rotraut Klein-Moquay on October 21, 1979.
Accompanied by a written confirmation from Dr. Paul Wember, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum / Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, dated October 25, 1972.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Iris Clert, Paris.
Galerie Jacques Tronche, Paris.
Collection James Wise, Tourrettes sur Loup, France (acquired from aforementioned)
Galleria Blu, Milan (acquired from aforementioned in 1969).
Galerie Hans-Jürgen Müller, Cologne.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1972).

LITERATURE: Galerie Motte, Geneva, 3rd sale, 29.6.1969.
"[.] I felt inebriated and fully satisfied when I painted in a single color for the first time."
Yves Klein, quote from: Paul Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969.

Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 17.54 h +/- 20 min.

231
Yves Klein
Monochrome bleu, 1959.
Pigment and Synthetic resin on paper, laid on p...
Estimate:
€ 100,000 - 150,000

 
$ 114,000 - 171,000

+
 


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Differential taxation:
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Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2.4% including statutory sales tax.