Lot 32
  • 32

Gerhard Richter

Estimate
700,000 - 900,000 USD
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Description

  • Gerhard Richter
  • Rain (2)
  • signed, dated 1988 and numbered 676-2 on the reverse
  • oil on canvas
  • 26 1/2 x 36 in. 67.4 x 91.5 cm.

Provenance

Galerie Liliane and Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
Private Collection
Collection Edenglen S.A., Paris
Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Gerhard Richter 1988/89, October - December 1989, n.p., illustrated in color

Literature

Angelika Thill, et al., Gerhard Richter: A Catalogue RaisonnĂ©, vol. III, Osternfildern-Ruit, 1993, no. 676-2, illustrated in color

Condition

This work is in excellent condition. There is a small loss to the paint at the extreme lower edge located 4 ¾ in. from the bottom right corner. Under ultra violet light there are no apparent restorations. This canvas is framed in a wood strip frame, painted black.
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