28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 16,250
USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
Jesús Rafael Soto (Venezuelan 1923-2005)
Untitled (from the Jai Alai series)
signed and numbered 'Soto, 170/300' (on the base)
painted wood with painted steel and nylon
19½ x 6 x 6 in. (50 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm.)
Edition 170 of 300.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Luis Marín collection, Panama City.
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
Zoom in on these beautiful works on display in King Street until 8 March before they head to Paris, Beijing, Los Angeles, Shanghai and New York
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