Eponge_Bleue_SE296___1961

Yves Klein,  Eponge Bleue SE296,, 1961. Photo Philips de Pury & Company

Dry pigment in synthetic resin and natural sponge mounted on metal rod.  Overall: 20 × 7 × 6 cm (7 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 2 3/8 in).  This work is unique. This work is registered in the Yves Klein Archives under number SE 296 and is accompanied by a certificate from Rotraud Klein-Mocquay. ESTIMATE £40,000-60,000 - SOLD AT £133,250

PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist; Private Collection, Wuppertal, Germany

La_V_nus_d_Alexandrie__V_nus_bleue___1962__published_in_1982

Yves Klein,  La Vénus d’Alexandrie, Vénus bleue,, 1962, published in 1982. Photo Philips de Pury & Company

Dry blue pigment in synthetic resin plaster.  68 × 30 × 20 cm (26 3/4 × 11 3/4 × 7 7/8 in).  Edition stamped and numbered of 300 on the reverse. This work is from an edition of 300 plus 50 H.C., published by Galerie Bonnier, Geneva and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. ESTIMATE £30,000-50,000 - SOLD AT £51,650

PROVENANCE Galerie Bonnier, Geneva

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Yves Klein,  Petite Vénus Bleue, 1956. Photo Philips de Pury & Company

IKB bronze sculpture in Perspex box lined with gold leaf.  12 x 8.5 x 7.6 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 7/8 in).  This work is from an edition of 500 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. ESTIMATE £4,000-6,000 - SOLD AT £8,750

PROVENANCE Private Collection, Milan

Philips de Pury & Company. Contempory Art. Day sale. 28 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com