• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    Peter Fischli (b. 1952) & David Weiss (b. 1946)

    Presley's Manager Teaches a Chicken How to Dance

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Peter Fischli (b. 1952) & David Weiss (b. 1946)
    Presley's Manager Teaches a Chicken How to Dance
    unfired clay
    6¾ x 6 1/8 x 4½in. (15.8 x 15.5 x 11.5cm.)
    Executed in 1981


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    Provenance

    Galerie Stähli, Zurich.
    Private Collection, Switzerland.


    Literature

    R. Fleck, B. Soengten and A.C. Danto, Peter Fischli, David Weiss, New York 2005 (illustrated, pp. 8-9).


    Exhibited

    Zurich, Galerie & Edition Stähli, Plötzlich diese Übersicht, December 1981-January 1982 (illustrated, unpaged).