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Niki de Saint Phalle, My Love What Shall I Do if You Die?, 1968

Niki de Saint Phalle


Niki de Saint Phalle

My Love What Shall I Do if You Die?, 1968

Color silkscreen. Hand signed, dated and numbered. Framed

29 1/2 × 21 1/2 × 3/10 inches

Edition 72/100

Provenance: Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, Christies, Inc. with labels

Delightful, Nikki de Saint Phalle 1960s silkscreen, "My Love What Shall I Do if You Die ?". It's at once charming, somber, whimsical and classic Nikki de Saint Phalle. The text reads, "I will cry for many months"/ "I will buy a beautiful black dress and mourn over you"/"And then I will build a fantastic monument for your tomb"/"In Homage to My Love You Are My Bird Forever"/"And the I will Forget You." Held in original vintage frame with 2-sided plexi, to preserve provenance, with original vintage Frank Perls Gallery of Beverly Hills and Christie's labels on verso. (Frank Perls was the brother of Klaus Perls.)

Framed 29.5 inches ( Horizontal) by 21.5 inches
23.75 Inches ( Horizontal) by 18


Height:   21.50
Width:   29.50
Depth:   0.25