L'arbre de vie (The Tree of Life)
incised with the artist's signature and number 'Niki de Saint Phalle 16/25' (on a plaque affixed to the base)
screenprint in colors on metal, painted resin and gold leaf, on oxidized steel base
2358 x 1878 x 9in. (60 x 48 x 23cm.)
Executed in 1991, this work is sixteen from an edition of seventy five
Kunstgalerij De Vuyst, Lokeren.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2009.
Bielefeld, Samuelis Baugarte Galerie, Niki de Saint Phalle, Eine Retrospective, Gemälde, Skulpturen und Arbeiten auf Papier, 2012-2013, p. 35 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, pp. 34-35).
London, Omer Tiroche Gallery, Niki de Saint Phalle: Je suis une Vache Suisse, 2016 (another from the edition exhibited).
Capalbio, Palazzo Collacchioni, The Place of Dreams: the Tarot Garden of Niki de Saint Phalle, 2021 (another from the edition exhibited).
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