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    Sale 13965

    Collection Claude Berri

    22 October 2016, Paris

  • Lot 42 B

    WILLIAM KENTRIDGE (NÉ EN 1955)

    Drawings from preparing the flute (ensemble de quatre dessins)
    (i) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #1
    (ii) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #2
    (iii) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #3
    (iv) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #4

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    WILLIAM KENTRIDGE (NÉ EN 1955)
    Drawings from preparing the flute (ensemble de quatre dessins)
    (i) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #1
    (ii) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #2
    (iii) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #3
    (iv) Drawing from preparing the flute, Bird catcher #4
    (i) aquarelle, encre, fusain et pastel sur papier
    (ii), (iii) et (iv) fusain et pastel sur papier
    chaque : 40 x 40 cm. (15 ¾ x 15 ¾ in.)
    Réalisé en 2006.


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    «Le dessin permet d’éprouver les idées; c’est une version élaborée de la pensée. Cela ne vient pas instantanément comme une photographie. La façon incertaine et imprécise dont s’élabore un dessin est parfois un modèle pour construire du sens.»

    «Drawing allows you to experience ideas: it’s an elaborate version of thought. It doesn’t come instantaneously like a photograph. The uncertain and imprecise way in which a drawing is crafted is sometimes a model for the construction of meaning.»

    – WILLIAM KENTRIDGE

    Provenance

    Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
    Acquis auprès de celle-ci en 2006


    Post Lot Text

    'DRAWINGS FROM PREPARING THE FLUTE' (A SET OF FOUR DRAWINGS); (I) WATERCOLOUR, INK, CHARCOAL AND PASTEL ON PAPER; (II), (III) AND (IV) CHARCOAL AND PASTEL ON PAPER.