MARCEL BROODTHAERS (1924-1976)
MARTIN KIPPENBERGER (1953-1997)
1 More
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's… Read more A CENTURY OF ART: THE GERALD FINEBERG COLLECTION
MARCEL BROODTHAERS (1924-1976)

Une Figure Lunaire (A Moon Figure)

Details
MARCEL BROODTHAERS (1924-1976)
Une Figure Lunaire (A Moon Figure)
signed with the artist's initials, inscribed and dated 'K MB 24-5-65' (on the reverse)
found plastic elements, paint and mixed media in plastic dish
5 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 4 3/8in. (13.8 x 13.8 x 11cm.)
Executed in 1964
Provenance
Théodore Koenig, Brussels (acquired directly from the artist).
Galerie Isy Brachot, Paris (acquired from the above in 1980).
Diego Cortez Arte Ltd., New York (acquired from the above in 1987).
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1991.
Exhibited
Brussels, Galerie Saint Laurent, Moi aussi, je me suis demandé si je ne pouvais pas vendre quelque
chose et réussir dans la vie...
, 1964.
London, The Tate Gallery, Marcel Broodthaers, 1980, p. 52, no. 4.
Cologne, Museum Ludwig Köln, Marcel Broodthaers, 1980, p. 34, no. 6.
Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, 1982-1983, p. 55, no. 4 (illustrated in colour, p. 43).
Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, Marcel Broodthaers, 1987, p. 40, no. 4. This exhibition later travelled to Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot; Brussels Galerie Christine et Isy Brachot.
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Marcel Broodthaers, 1989. This exhibition later travelled to Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; Pittsburgh, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute.
Basel, Galerie Isy Brachot, Marcel Broodthaers Oeuvres 1963-1975, 1990, p. 198, n. 68 (illustrated in colour and incorrectly dated, p. 68.)
Special notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent. This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

Brought to you by

Anna Touzin
Anna Touzin Specialist, Head of Day Sale

More from Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale

View All
View All