"RE 49, Relief Eponge Bleu"

"RE 49, Relief Eponge Bleu"

Sotheby's via Bloomberg

The 1961 Yves Klein sponge relief, "RE 49, Relief Eponge Bleu," was estimated at 4.5 million pounds to 6.5 million pounds at Sotheby's June 28 auction of contemporary art in London. The work, entered from the collection of HVB Group, the German banking unit of UniCredit SpA, was bought by one of three telephone bidders for 6.2 million pounds.