17 - 18 November 2009,
Price realised USD 22,500
USD 18,000 - USD 22,000
Julio Galan (Mexican 1958-2006)
Les Quatre...Du Paradis
signed 'Julio Galán' (lower right), titled 'LES QUATRE...DU PARADIS' (upper center) and inscribed 'SE COMO; Y COMO SE? NO SE' (center right), also indistinctly inscribed 'D. de Lalande' (lower left)
ceramic objects, wire, beads and oil on found painting on board
18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38 cm.)
Executed in 1998.
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Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris.
Private collection, Los Angeles.
Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles.
Galería Ramis Barquet, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Paintings, recounts the colourful story of this masterpiece by the great Mexican artist
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Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France