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    Sale 7738

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction

    30 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 29

    Jeff Koons (b. 1955)

    Walrus (Blue)

    Price Realised  


    Jeff Koons (b. 1955)
    Walrus (Blue)
    signed and dated 'Jeff Koons 1999' (on the reverse)
    crystal glass, mirrored glass, colored plastic interlayer and stainless steel
    87½ x 58½ x 1½in. (222.2 x 148.6 x 3.8cm.)
    Executed in 1999, this work is from an edition of three plus one artist proof, each unique in colour

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    Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
    Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Easyfun, exh. cat, New York, Sonnabend Gallery, 1999 (red version exhibited).
    Extraordinaries Realities, exh. cat., Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, 2000 (red version exhibited).
    Jeff Koons, exh. cat., Bregenz, Kunsthaus, 2001 (red version illustrated in colour, p. 67).
    Jeff Koons, Paintings, Photos, Prints 1980-2002, exh. cat., Bielefeld, Kunsthaus, 2002 (purple version exhibited).
    F. Bonami, Jeff Koons, exh. cat., Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, 2008 (blue green version illustrated in colour, p. 93).
    H. W. Holzwarth, Jeff Koons, Cologne 2009 (red version illustrated in colour, p. 437).