Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 119001800

Yves Klein
Monochrome bleu sans titre (IKB 316), Um 1959.
Synthetic resin
€ 200,000 - 300,000

$ 220,000 - 330,000

Lot description
Monochrome bleu sans titre (IKB 316). Um 1959.
Pure Pigment and Synthetic resin on fiberboard.
13.7 x 38 cm (5.3 x 14.9 in).

Accompanied by a written confirmation from Mrs Rotraut Klein-Moquay, Paris, from September 20, 2017. The work is registered at the Archives Yves Klein, Paris, with the number "IKB 316".

PROVENANCE: Collection Ernst Stachelhaus (acquired directly from the artist).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from aforementioned before 1978).
Private collection Southern Germany.

" [..] I was inebriated and totally satisfied when I painted in just one color for the very first time."
Yves Klein, quote after: Paul Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Yves Klein "Monochrome bleu sans titre (IKB 316)"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 32 % buyer's premium
Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 32%, for the share above € 500,000: 27% buyer's premium
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 25%, for the share above € 500.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

We kindly ask you to notify us before invoicing if you wish to be subject to regular taxation.

Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 1.5% plus statutory sales tax.