View full screen - View 1 of Lot 56. Porträt (Selected Images).
56

Thomas Ruff

Porträt (Selected Images)

Estimate:

8,000 to - 12,000 USD

Thomas Ruff

Thomas Ruff

Porträt (Selected Images)

Porträt (Selected Images)

Estimate:

8,000 to - 12,000 USD

Lot sold:

11,340

USD

Thomas Ruff

b. 1958

Porträt (Selected Images)


a unique group of 8 chromogenic prints, each signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, framed, 1988-99 (8)

images: each 9 ½ by 7 ⅛ in. (24.1 by 181 cm.)

frames: each 16 by 13 in. (40.6 by 33 cm.)

Please note the colors and shades in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. These chromogenic prints are in generally excellent condition. The colors remain bright and saturated, with no apparent fading. Please note that 2 of 8 prints were examined out of their frames. 


R. Huber (1988): There is a white deposit of indeterminate nature on the sitter's right eye.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

David Zwirner, New York, 2004
I. Graw:

Filippo Maggia, ed., Thomas Ruff: The Grammar of Photography (Venice: La Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, 2006), p. 49

Jan van Adrichem, Jennifer Blessing, Sandra S. Phillips, and Chelsea Spengemann, Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective (San Francisco Museum of Art; and New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2012), fig. 7, p. 25

R. Huber:

Matthias Winzen, ed., Thomas Ruff: 1979 to the Present (Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 2001), unpaginated

Filippo Maggia, ed., Thomas Ruff: The Grammar of Photography (Venice: La Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, 2006), pp. 51 and 61

Iwona Blazwick, ed., Thomas Ruff (London: Whitechapel Gallery, 2017), p. 57

P. Varga Weisz:

Jacques Herzog and Valeria Libermann, thomas ruff (London: Essor Gallery, 2001), unpaginated

Matthias Winzen, ed., Thomas Ruff: 1979 to the Present (Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 2001), unpaginated

Filippo Maggia, ed., Thomas Ruff: The Grammar of Photography (Venice: La Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, 2006), p. 58

M. Schell:

Filippo Maggia, ed., Thomas Ruff: The Grammar of Photography (Venice: La Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, 2006), p. 50

A. Koschkarow:

Filippo Maggia, ed., Thomas Ruff: The Grammar of Photography (Venice: La Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, 2006), p. 55

The photographs included in this lot are as follows:

I. Graw (1988)

R. Huber (1988) 

M. Gräber (1989)

S. Knoebel (1998)

V. Lieberman (1998)

P. Varga Weisz (1998)

M. Schell (1999)

A. Koschkarow (1999)