Sale: 489 / Evening Sale, June 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 160

 
160
Victor Vasarely
Kriss-Kék, 1983/1987.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 90,400
Sold:
€ 93,750 / $ 105.937

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Kriss-Kék. 1983 /1987.
Acrylic on canvas.
Signed in center at bottom. Verso of the canvas twice signed (once in printed characters) and dated "1987 (idée 1983)", titled and inscribed "987" as well as with the slightly differing dimensions. 131 x 115 cm (51.5 x 45.2 in).
The Vasarely Museum at Zichy Palace in Budapest with around 400 works by the artist openend in 1987, the same year this painting was made. [CH/EH].
- Most acclaimed Op-Art representative, celebrated in two retrospectives at Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main and the Paris Centre Pompidou in 2019 alone.
- Important continuation of the famous series "Hommage à l'Hexagone" from 1964
.
Accompanied by a photo expertise from Pierre Vasarely, president of the Fondation Vasarely, universal legatee and holder of Victor Vasarely's moral rights, issued on February 11, 2005. The artwork will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné de l’Oeuvre Peint de Victor Vasarely, which is currently compiled by the Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Italy (as of 2002).
Private collection Italy.

LITERATURE: Ketterer Kunst, 271st auction, 19th and 20th Century Art, September 28, 2002, lot 727.

160
Victor Vasarely
Kriss-Kék, 1983/1987.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 90,400
Sold:
€ 93,750 / $ 105.937

(incl. 25% surcharge)