Francis Alÿs

Belgian, b. 1959

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Francis Alÿs

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Belgian, b. 1959

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£45,250
Fairy Tales, 1988
Sold on Mar 24, 2021
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil and oilstick on sewn canvases
40.64 x 36.51 cm
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Realized Price
£45,250
Auction Sale
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1988 signed F. de Smedt and dated 1988 oil and oilstick on sewn canvases 36.5 by 42 cm. 14 3/8 by 16 9/16 in.
Fairy Tales, 1988
oil and oilstick on sewn canvases
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
£45,250
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Artwork Info
Painting
40.64 x 36.51 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
£45,250
Description
1988 signed F. de Smedt and dated 1988 oil and oilstick on sewn canvases 36.5 by 42 cm. 14 3/8 by 16 9/16 in.
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Untitled
Sold on Nov 17, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas laid to board, in two parts
13.5 x 22.3 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
oil on canvas laid to board, in two parts i. 22.3 by 13.5 cm. 8¾ by 5⅜ in. ii. 22.7 by 19.2 cm. 9 by 7⅝ in. Executed in 1987-89.
Untitled
oil on canvas laid to board, in two parts
Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
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Painting
13.5 x 22.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
oil on canvas laid to board, in two parts i. 22.3 by 13.5 cm. 8¾ by 5⅜ in. ii. 22.7 by 19.2 cm. 9 by 7⅝ in. Executed in 1987-89.
£18,900
UNTITLED, 1988
Sold on Oct 15, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas
21.0 x 16.0 cm
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Realized Price
£18,900
Auction Sale
Oct 15, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
signed, dated avril 1988 and variously inscribed oil on canvas 16 by 21 cm. 6¼ by 8¼ in. Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot. To view Shipping Calculator, please click here
UNTITLED, 1988
oil on canvas
Oct 15, 2020
Sotheby's
£18,900
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Painting
21.0 x 16.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 15, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£18,900
Description
signed, dated avril 1988 and variously inscribed oil on canvas 16 by 21 cm. 6¼ by 8¼ in. Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot. To view Shipping Calculator, please click here
$15,120
DRAWING FROM TIME IS A TRICK OF THE MIND [THREE WORKS], 1999
Sold on Sep 25, 2020
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Work on Paper
graphite on vellum
35.5 x 27.9 cm
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Realized Price
$15,120
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
i. signed and dated 1999; signed with the artist's initials and numbered 31/99 ii. signed and dated 1999; signed with the artist's initials and numbered 17/99  iii. signed and dated 1999; signed with the artist's initials and numbered 27/99 each: graphite on vellum Each Sheet: 11 by 14 in. (27.9 by 35.5 cm.) Each Framed: 16¼ by 19¼ in. (41.2 by 48.8 cm.)
DRAWING FROM TIME IS A TRICK OF THE MIND [THREE WORKS], 1999
graphite on vellum
Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
$15,120
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Work on Paper
35.5 x 27.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$15,120
Description
i. signed and dated 1999; signed with the artist's initials and numbered 31/99 ii. signed and dated 1999; signed with the artist's initials and numbered 17/99  iii. signed and dated 1999; signed with the artist's initials and numbered 27/99 each: graphite on vellum Each Sheet: 11 by 14 in. (27.9 by 35.5 cm.) Each Framed: 16¼ by 19¼ in. (41.2 by 48.8 cm.)
$106,250
UNTITLED, 2011
Sold on May 4, 2020
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Painting
left: oil and encaustic on canvas mounted to panel; right: oil and paper collage on canvas mounted to panel
40.6 x 23.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$106,250
Auction Sale
May 4, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
UNTITLED, 2011
left: oil and encaustic on canvas mounted to panel; right: oil and paper collage on canvas mounted to panel
May 4, 2020
Sotheby's
$106,250
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Painting
40.6 x 23.5 cm
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Auction Sale
May 4, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$106,250
€1,612
Ghetto Collector, 2003
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
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Sculpture
Sculpture
24.0 x 15.0 x 13.8 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€1,612
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Lempertz
Description
Ghetto Collector, 2003
Sculpture
Dec 4, 2019
Lempertz
€1,612
Realized price
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Sculpture
24.0 x 15.0 x 13.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Lempertz
Realized Price
€1,612
€6,875
El reloj (The Clock), 1989
Sold on Nov 26, 2019
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Sculpture
encaustic on deconstructed alarm clock filled with natural fibres suspended in wooden box
14.0 x 20.0 x 6.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€6,875
Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Description
El reloj (The Clock), 1989
encaustic on deconstructed alarm clock filled with natural fibres suspended in wooden box
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
€6,875
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Sculpture
14.0 x 20.0 x 6.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€6,875
€36,250
Untitled (Landscape with Donkey), 1992
Sold on Nov 26, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on panel in a frame, wrapped in bubble plastic
38.0 x 32.0 x 5.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€36,250
Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Description
Untitled (Landscape with Donkey), 1992
oil on panel in a frame, wrapped in bubble plastic
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
€36,250
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Painting
38.0 x 32.0 x 5.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€36,250
€30,000
El paìs del perro (The Country of the Dog), 1984
Sold on Nov 26, 2019
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Sculpture
two-part installation with wooden box and painted wooden dog with paintbrush tail on wooden stand with an encaustic on paper and canvas vane
19.0 x 18.0 x 15.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€30,000
Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Description
El paìs del perro (The Country of the Dog), 1984
two-part installation with wooden box and painted wooden dog with paintbrush tail on wooden stand with an encaustic on paper and canvas vane
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
€30,000
Realized price
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Sculpture
19.0 x 18.0 x 15.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€30,000
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Untitled, 1997
Sold on Nov 26, 2019
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Sculpture
painted wax figurine on wooden block, drinking glass and wooden table
164.0 x 93.0 x 104.0 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Description
Untitled, 1997
painted wax figurine on wooden block, drinking glass and wooden table
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
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Sculpture
164.0 x 93.0 x 104.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
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