Lot 106
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GERHARD RICHTER | 17. Oktober 1996

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
Sold
93,750 GBP
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Description

  • Gerhard Richter
  • 17. Oktober 1996
  • signed and dated 17. Oktober 1996
  • oil on paper
  • 11  3/4  x 16  1/2  inches

Provenance

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1997

Catalogue Note

"Layers of pigment have accumulated to the point where the slippages caused by Richter’s scraping techniques result in rich marblings, like those on the endpapers of antique books, although the tactile quality is more like moving lava with trace elements of different minerals providing the attenuated elastic patterns" (Robert Storr cited in: Exh. Cat., New York, Museum of Modern Art, Gerhard Richter: 40 Years of Painting, 2002, p. 8).
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