Inv. n°: MMoCA11MA

Venus

Edition of 300. Numbered 259/300. Edited by Galerie Bonnier, Geneva.

h. 69 x w. 30 x d. 20 cm

Conceived in 1962 and cast in 1982

Pigment and resin plaster cast

Provenance

  • Conceived in 1962 and cast in 1982 in an edition of 300, plus 50 Hors Commerces edited by Gallerie Bonnier, Geneva, 1982
  • Ex Private Collection, Paris
  • Acquired directly from the above by the previous owner in 2002, number 259/300
  • Acquired at Sotheby's, Contemporary Day Sale, 20th October 2008, lot 246

Publications

  • P. Wember, Yves Klein (Cologne, 1969), 1969, p. 137, no. RP7
  • J.-P. Ledeur, Yves Klein, Editions et Sculptures (Knokke-le-Zoute, 2000), 2000, p. 242, no. RP7
  • D. Alberge, "Classical Modern Art" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 336, fig. 44
  • V. Bougault, "L’Antiquité au goût du jour", Connaissance des arts, France, 2012, p. 115
  • V. García-Osuna, "Clásico Actual eterno", Tendencias del Mercado del Arte, Clásico Actual eterno, January 2014, no. 69, p. 18
  • J. Oorthuys, "Enjoy the Experience of a Museum with Difference! MACM", Ancient Warfare, Slovakia, June/July 2020, vol. XII, issue 6, p. 59
  • J. Osgood, "Enjoy the Experience of a Museum with Difference! MACM" in J. Oorthuys (ed.), Ancient History, Karwansaray Publishers, Rotterdam, June/July 2020, no. 28, p. 59
  • D. Gouaty, "A Mougins, le musée d'art classique fête ses 10 ans", Nice Matin, France, 14th August 2021, p. 14
  • R. Leung, "From 4th-Century Greek Vases to Female Abstract Expressionism", Larry's List, 2022, [On-line]. Available at: https://www.larryslist.com/artmarket/the-talks/from-4th-century-greek-vases-to-female-abstract-expressionism/

Exhibitions

  • The Classical Now!, King's College London, London, UK, 2nd March 2018 — 29th April 2018
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

© Succession Yves Klein c/o Adagp, Paris, 2021

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