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Le Corbusier: “Les dés sont jetés”, d'apres le carton de le Corbusier. Woven signature Le Corbusier -60. Gobelin. H. 218 cm. L. 355 cm.

Description

“Les dés sont jetés”, d'apres le carton de le Corbusier, 1960 (The dice are cast). Woven signature by Le Corbusier - 60. Edition 1/5. Woven tapestry. Made by Tapisserie d'Aubusson, Ateliers Pinton Frères. H. 218 cm. L. 355 cm.

The tapestry was made under the leadership of Pierre Baudouin. He contacted Le Corbusier back in 1948 to collaborate on the tapestries. A close collaboration lasted between the two until Le Corbusier's death. Pierre Baudouin had taught art history in Aubusson, and he was also an artist himself.

Provenance: Architect Jørn Utzon, hence by descent in the family.

This lot is subject to Artist's Royalty.
Condition

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Auction

Modern paintings & sculptures, 9 June 2015

Category

Modern sculptures

Artist

Le Corbusier (b. Chaux-de-Fonds 1887, d. Roquebrune-Cap-Martin 1965)

Estimate

700,000–800,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

2,100,000 kr.