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    Sale 7706

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    12 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    César (1921-1998)

    Compression

    Price Realised  

    César (1921-1998)
    Compression
    signed, dedicated and dated 'César '68 POUR.YVES.T' (on the reverse)
    molded plastic
    19¾ x 18½ x 8¾in. (50 x 46.5 x 22cm.)
    Executed in 1968, this work is unique


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    This work is recorded in the Archives Denyse Durand-Ruel under no. 661.

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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR