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Yves Klein (1928-1962)
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Yves Klein (1928-1962)

La Victoire de Samothrace

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Yves Klein (1928-1962)
La Victoire de Samothrace
incised with the artist's initials and dated 'YK 62' (on the left wing) and numbered '117/175' (on the reverse)
pigment on plaster with a metal and stone base
without base: 15¼ x 9¾ x 11½in. (38.7 x 24.7 x 29.2cm.)
with base: 19½ x 9¾ x 11½in. (49.5 x 24.7 x 29.2cm.)
Executed in 1962, this work is number one hundred and seventeen from an edition of one hundred and seventy-five
Literature
Yves Klein 1928-1962, A Retrospective, exh. cat., Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston 1982, no. 92 (another from the edition illustrated in colour).
P. Restany, Yves Klein, Paris 1982, p. 235 (another from the edition illustrated).
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