Yves Klein
Lead artwork

Yves Klein

Monochrome bleu (IKB 242 A), 1959

Details

Monochrome bleu (IKB 242 A), 1959
Mixed media . Blue pigment and synthetic resin on paper.
8.5 x 7.1 in.

Provenance:

Galerie Bischofsberger, Zurich.
Collection Helmut Dudé.
Sotheby's Amsterdam, The Helmut Dudé Collection, 28 Mai 2003, lot 49.
Collection van Hulten, Netherlands.

Literature:

Exhibited:

Zero und Paris. 1960 und Heute, Galerie der Stadt, Villa Merkel, Esslingen 1997, p. 74, avec ill.
Zero International, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice 1998
A Collector's Eye. Contemporary Art from the Van Hulten Collection, Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen September 7 - November 24, 2013, p. 122, avec ill.

Note:

Verso signed by Rotraut Klein-Moquay as well as with a dated inscription "Dieses Bild ist ein / Original von Yves Klein / Köln den 29. August 1986 (This is an original picture by Yves Klein)". Signed by the artist's widow and inscribed with the work number "IKB242 A".
The work is registered at the Yves Klein Archive, Paris.