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    Sale 2822

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    17 June 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 80

    Yves Klein (FRENCH, 1928-1962)

    Monochrome und Feuer (triptych)

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    Yves Klein (FRENCH, 1928-1962)
    Monochrome und Feuer (triptych)
    the complete catalogue comprising the set of three plates in blue, pink and gold, 1961, on card, two screenprinted and one coated with gold foil, with gold leaf applied by the artist, published by the Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, on occasion of the exhibition Monochrome und Feuer at the Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, 14 January - 26 February 1961, with title, photographs, reproductions and the text by Paul Wember, the full sheets, in very good and authentic condition.
    Each: 32 x 23 cm.
    Executed in 1961. (3)


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    Literature

    On the exhibition in Krefeld see: Sidra Stich, Yves Klein, Stuttgart, 1994, p. 222-225.