Christian Boltanski

French, b. 1944

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Christian Boltanski

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French, b. 1944

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THE INHABITANTS, 2007
Sold on Dec 9, 2020
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Sculpture
Installation of 16 cardboard and black tape structures, black & white photographs and 12 neon lights
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2020
Artcurial
Description
Installation of 16 cardboard and black tape structures, black & white photographs and 12 neon lights Variable dimensions
THE INHABITANTS, 2007
Installation of 16 cardboard and black tape structures, black & white photographs and 12 neon lights
Dec 9, 2020
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Dec 9, 2020
Artcurial
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Installation of 16 cardboard and black tape structures, black & white photographs and 12 neon lights Variable dimensions
€23,750
Monument, 1987
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
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Photography
nineteen colour photographs on paper, one black and white photograph on paper, framed, five lightbubs and strings
76.0 x 150.0 cm
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€23,750
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
Description
dix-neuf photographies couleurs sur papier, une photographie noir et blanc sur papier et encadrées, cinq ampoules et fils 150 x 76 cm. Réalisé en 1987. nineteen colour photographs on paper, one black and white photograph on paper, framed, five lightbubs and strings 59.297⁄8 in . Executed in 1987.
Monument, 1987
nineteen colour photographs on paper, one black and white photograph on paper, framed, five lightbubs and strings
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
€23,750
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Photography
76.0 x 150.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€23,750
Description
dix-neuf photographies couleurs sur papier, une photographie noir et blanc sur papier et encadrées, cinq ampoules et fils 150 x 76 cm. Réalisé en 1987. nineteen colour photographs on paper, one black and white photograph on paper, framed, five lightbubs and strings 59.297⁄8 in . Executed in 1987.
Price not available
Les Bougies, 1991
Sold on Dec 1, 2020
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Sculpture
oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminum, candles and wax, in nine parts
86.4 x 121.9 x 31.8 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 1, 2020
Christie's
Description
Christian Boltanski (b. 1944) Les Bougies oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminum, candles and wax, in nine parts each: 11 x 2 x 12 ½ in. (27.9 x 5.1 x 31.8 cm.) overall: 34 x 48 x 12 ½ in. (86.4 x 121.9 x 31.8 cm.) Executed in 1991.
Les Bougies, 1991
oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminum, candles and wax, in nine parts
Dec 1, 2020
Christie's
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Sculpture
86.4 x 121.9 x 31.8 cm
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Dec 1, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
Christian Boltanski (b. 1944) Les Bougies oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminum, candles and wax, in nine parts each: 11 x 2 x 12 ½ in. (27.9 x 5.1 x 31.8 cm.) overall: 34 x 48 x 12 ½ in. (86.4 x 121.9 x 31.8 cm.) Executed in 1991.
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CONVERSATION PIECE, 1990
Sold on Jul 14, 2020
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Photography
mixed media installation comprised of one gelatin silver print, metal biscuit tin containing a black and white photograph and cloth scrap, and an electric lamp and wires
82.6 x 147.3 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Jul 14, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
CONVERSATION PIECE, 1990
mixed media installation comprised of one gelatin silver print, metal biscuit tin containing a black and white photograph and cloth scrap, and an electric lamp and wires
Jul 14, 2020
Sotheby's
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82.6 x 147.3 cm
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Jul 14, 2020
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Price not available
€37,800
Monument: La Fête de Pourim, 1989
Sold on Jun 24, 2020
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Sculpture
installation of 28 tin boxes, 1 b/w photograph framed with black tape, lamp cable
23.0 x 9.0 x 22.0 cm
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€37,800
Auction Sale
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
Description
1 b / w photograph framed with black tape (60 x 46 cm), lamp cable, 192 x 46.5 x 22 cm
Monument: La Fête de Pourim, 1989
installation of 28 tin boxes, 1 b/w photograph framed with black tape, lamp cable
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
€37,800
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Sculpture
23.0 x 9.0 x 22.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
Realized Price
€37,800
Description
1 b / w photograph framed with black tape (60 x 46 cm), lamp cable, 192 x 46.5 x 22 cm
$20,000
Les Bougies (Shadows from the Lesson of Darkness), 1944
Sold on Mar 5, 2020
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminium, candles and wax, in nine parts
33 x 4.1 x 31.1 cm
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Realized Price
$20,000
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
Description
Christian Boltanski (b. 1944) Les Bougies (Shadows from the Lesson of Darkness) oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminium, candles and wax, in nine parts each: 13 x 1 5/8 x 12 ¼ in. (33 x 4.1 x 31.1 cm.) overall: dimensions variable Executed _circa _1987. This work is unique.
Les Bougies (Shadows from the Lesson of Darkness), 1944
oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminium, candles and wax, in nine parts
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
$20,000
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
33 x 4.1 x 31.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$20,000
Description
Christian Boltanski (b. 1944) Les Bougies (Shadows from the Lesson of Darkness) oxidized copper, wire, tin, clay, aluminium, candles and wax, in nine parts each: 13 x 1 5/8 x 12 ¼ in. (33 x 4.1 x 31.1 cm.) overall: dimensions variable Executed _circa _1987. This work is unique.
$26,250
GYMNASIUM CHASES, 1991
Sold on Sep 26, 2019
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Photography
photogravures in a metal box, in 23 parts
41.9 x 59.1 cm
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Realized Price
$26,250
Auction Sale
Sep 26, 2019
Sotheby's
Description
GYMNASIUM CHASES, 1991
photogravures in a metal box, in 23 parts
Sep 26, 2019
Sotheby's
$26,250
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Photography
41.9 x 59.1 cm
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Sep 26, 2019
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$26,250
£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
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Realized Price
£22,500
Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
Description
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
Realized Price
£22,500
€52,500
LES HABITS DE FRANÇOIS C., 1972
Sold on Jun 6, 2019
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Artwork Info
photographs
30.8 x 22.5 x 4.0 cm
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Realized Price
€52,500
Auction Sale
Jun 6, 2019
Sotheby's
Description
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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Auction Sale
Jun 6, 2019
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€52,500
€8,750
Ecole de Grosse Hamburgerstrasse (Les enfants cachés), 2007
Sold on Jun 5, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
oil on black and white silver print
162.0 x 126.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€8,750
Auction Sale
Jun 5, 2019
Christie's
Description
Ecole de Grosse Hamburgerstrasse (Les enfants cachés), 2007
oil on black and white silver print
Jun 5, 2019
Christie's
€8,750
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Work on Paper
162.0 x 126.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 5, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€8,750
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