• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12123

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | NY

    28 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 374

    Christian Boltanski (b. 1944)

    Composition héroïque

    Estimate

    Christian Boltanski (b. 1944)
    Composition héroïque
    color photograph in artist's vitrine
    64 x 45 1/4 x 4 in. (162.5 x 114.9 x 10 cm.)
    Executed in 1981. This work is unique.


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    Provenance

    Private collection, acquired directly from the artist
    Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1998, lot 267
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collector


    Exhibited

    Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Christian Boltanski: Compositions, May-September 1981.
    Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Boltanski, February-March 1984.
    Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Christian Boltanski, May-July 1984.