Christian Boltanski

French, b. 1944

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Christian Boltanski

French, b. 1944

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£22,500
Shadows from the Lessons of Darkness, 1987
Sold on Jun 28, 2019
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sculpture
5.4 x 9.5 cm
Realized Price
£22,500
Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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Shadows from the Lessons of Darkness, 1987
sculpture
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
£22,500
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5.4 x 9.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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£22,500
€52,500
LES HABITS DE FRANÇOIS C., 1972
Sold on Jun 6, 2019
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photographs
30.8 x 22.5 x 4.0 cm
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€52,500
Auction Sale
Jun 6, 2019
Sotheby's
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LES HABITS DE FRANÇOIS C., 1972
photographs
Jun 6, 2019
Sotheby's
€52,500
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30.8 x 22.5 x 4.0 cm
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Jun 6, 2019
Sotheby's
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€52,500
$4,750
Composition héroïque, 1981
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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Photography
color photograph in artist's vitrine
162.5 x 114.9 x 10 cm
Realized Price
$4,750
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (B. 1944) _Composition héroïque_ color photograph in artist's vitrine 64 x 45 ¼ x 4 in. (162.5 x 114.9 x 10 cm.) Executed in 1981. This work is unique.
Composition héroïque, 1981
color photograph in artist's vitrine
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
$4,750
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Photography
162.5 x 114.9 x 10 cm
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Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
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$4,750
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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (B. 1944) _Composition héroïque_ color photograph in artist's vitrine 64 x 45 ¼ x 4 in. (162.5 x 114.9 x 10 cm.) Executed in 1981. This work is unique.
€15,000
Lovebird and plant, 1991
Sold on Dec 5, 2018
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Video/Film/Animation
framed black and white photograph, metal box with three black and white photographs, lamp and electric wire
100 x 103 x 12 cm
Realized Price
€15,000
Auction Sale
Dec 5, 2018
Christie's
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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (NÉ EN 1944) _Lovebird and plant_ photographie en noir et blanc encadrée, boite en métal avec trois photographies en noir et blanc, lampe et fil électrique 100 x 103 x 12 cm. Réalisé en 1991. framed black and white photograph, metal box with three black and white photographs, lamp and electric wire 39 3/8 x 40 ½ x 4 ¾ in. Executed in 1991.
Lovebird and plant, 1991
framed black and white photograph, metal box with three black and white photographs, lamp and electric wire
Dec 5, 2018
Christie's
€15,000
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Video/Film/Animation
100 x 103 x 12 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 5, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
€15,000
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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (NÉ EN 1944) _Lovebird and plant_ photographie en noir et blanc encadrée, boite en métal avec trois photographies en noir et blanc, lampe et fil électrique 100 x 103 x 12 cm. Réalisé en 1991. framed black and white photograph, metal box with three black and white photographs, lamp and electric wire 39 3/8 x 40 ½ x 4 ¾ in. Executed in 1991.
Price not available
Fabrication de 600 petits couteaux, juin à septembre 1970 vitrine n.3, 1970
Sold on Jul 9, 2018
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Textile Arts
wood box construction--razorblades, thread, wire, fabric, paint and felt
15.2 x 149.9 x 74.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2018
Christie's
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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (B. 1944) _Fabrication de 600 petits couteaux, juin à septembre 1970 vitrine n.3_ wood box construction--razorblades, thread, wire, fabric, paint and felt 6 x 59 x 29 ½ in. (15.2 x 149.9 x 74.9 cm.) Executed in 1970.
Fabrication de 600 petits couteaux, juin à septembre 1970 vitrine n.3, 1970
wood box construction--razorblades, thread, wire, fabric, paint and felt
Jul 9, 2018
Christie's
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Textile Arts
15.2 x 149.9 x 74.9 cm
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Jul 9, 2018
Christie's
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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (B. 1944) _Fabrication de 600 petits couteaux, juin à septembre 1970 vitrine n.3_ wood box construction--razorblades, thread, wire, fabric, paint and felt 6 x 59 x 29 ½ in. (15.2 x 149.9 x 74.9 cm.) Executed in 1970.
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LYCÉE CHASES
Sold on Jun 27, 2018
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Video/Film/Animation
41 metal boxes, 3 black and white photographs, 3 electric tweezers and electric wires
71 by 23 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Jun 27, 2018
Sotheby's
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signed with the artist's initials and numbered on the reverse of the frames 41 metal boxes, 3 black and white photographs, 3 electric tweezers and electric wires 244 by 71 by 23 cm. 96 by 87 7/8 by 9 in. Executed in 1988.
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LYCÉE CHASES
41 metal boxes, 3 black and white photographs, 3 electric tweezers and electric wires
Jun 27, 2018
Sotheby's
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Video/Film/Animation
71 by 23 cm
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Jun 27, 2018
Sotheby's
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signed with the artist's initials and numbered on the reverse of the frames 41 metal boxes, 3 black and white photographs, 3 electric tweezers and electric wires 244 by 71 by 23 cm. 96 by 87 7/8 by 9 in. Executed in 1988.
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Untitled from the Monument Odessa, 1989
Sold on May 16, 2018
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sculpture
299.7 x 264.2 x 21.9 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2018
Phillips
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Untitled from the Monument Odessa, 1989
sculpture
May 16, 2018
Phillips
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299.7 x 264.2 x 21.9 cm
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May 16, 2018
Phillips
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Untitled from the Monument Odessa
Sold on May 16, 2018
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Photography
gelatin silver prints, metal biscuit tins, electric lightbulbs, sockets and electric wires
264.2 x 299.7 x 21.9 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
May 16, 2018
Phillips
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Untitled from the Monument Odessa
gelatin silver prints, metal biscuit tins, electric lightbulbs, sockets and electric wires
May 16, 2018
Phillips
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Photography
264.2 x 299.7 x 21.9 cm
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May 16, 2018
Phillips
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€4,000
Saynètes comiques - La mort du grand père, 1974
Sold on Dec 6, 2017
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Work on Paper
cinq photographies noir et blanc et gouache sur papier
30 x 113 cm
Realized Price
€4,000
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2017
Christie's
Description
CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (NÉ EN 1944) _Saynètes comiques - La mort du grand père_ cinq photographies noir et blanc et gouache sur papier chaque: 30 x 23 cm. (11 7/8 x 9 in.) ensemble: 30 x 113 cm. (11 7/8 x 44 ½ in.) Réalisé en 1974.
Saynètes comiques - La mort du grand père, 1974
cinq photographies noir et blanc et gouache sur papier
Dec 6, 2017
Christie's
€4,000
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Work on Paper
30 x 113 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2017
Christie's
Realized Price
€4,000
Description
CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (NÉ EN 1944) _Saynètes comiques - La mort du grand père_ cinq photographies noir et blanc et gouache sur papier chaque: 30 x 23 cm. (11 7/8 x 9 in.) ensemble: 30 x 113 cm. (11 7/8 x 44 ½ in.) Réalisé en 1974.
€32,500
Reliquaire, 1989
Sold on Dec 6, 2017
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336 x 44 x 95 cm
Realized Price
€32,500
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2017
Christie's
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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (NÉ EN 1944) _Reliquaire_ cent douze boites métalliques, quatre tiroirs métallique contenant quatre photographies noir et blanc et quatre lampes électriques à pinces 336 x 44 x 95 cm. (132 ¼ x 17 3/8 x 37 3/8 in.) Réalisé en 1989.
Reliquaire, 1989
Dec 6, 2017
Christie's
€32,500
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336 x 44 x 95 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2017
Christie's
Realized Price
€32,500
Description
CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI (NÉ EN 1944) _Reliquaire_ cent douze boites métalliques, quatre tiroirs métallique contenant quatre photographies noir et blanc et quatre lampes électriques à pinces 336 x 44 x 95 cm. (132 ¼ x 17 3/8 x 37 3/8 in.) Réalisé en 1989.
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