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Property from the Elisabeth and Gerhard Sohst Collection, Hamburg

Gerhard Richter

192 Farben

Auction Closed

October 14, 07:33 PM GMT


13,000,000 - 18,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from the Elisabeth and Gerhard Sohst Collection, Hamburg

Gerhard Richter

b. 1932

192 Farben

signed Richter, dated I. 66 and variously inscribed (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

200 by 150 cm. 78½ by 59 in.

Executed in 1966.






款識:藝術家簽名Richter、紀年I. 66並題款(背面)


200 x 150 公分;78 ½ x 59 英寸


Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid. Please refer to the online catalogue for information on irrevocable bids.
The Artist

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf

Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in February 1981

Exh. Cat., Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Gerhard Richter, 1977, p. 56 (text)

Exh. Cat., Eindhoven, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Gerhard Richter. Abstract Paintings, 1978, p. 18, no. 18, illustrated

Exh. Cat., Dusseldorf, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (and travelling), Gerhard Richter: Bilder/Paintings 1962-1985, 1986, p. 58, no. 136, illustrated

Anon., Art in America, November 1986, p. 131, illustrated 

Exh. Cat., Bonn, Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Gerhard Richter: Werkübersicht / Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1993, Vol. III, 1993, n.p., no. 136, illustrated in colour

Uwe M. Schneede, Gerhard Richter in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, 1997, p. 13, illustrated in colour

Dietmar Elger, Gerhard Richter, Maler, Cologne, 2002 (1st edition), p. 187, illustrated in colour 

Gerhard Richter and Jürgen Hohmeyer, “Mein Ebenbild bedroht mich immer mehr,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, 3 February 2002, p. 22, illustrated in colour

Gill Perry and Paul Woods, Eds., Themes in Contemporary Art, London, 2004, p. 117, illustrated in colour

Erik Verhagen, “Bête comme un peintre. Les portraits de famille de Gerhard Richter,” Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, 2004-2005, p. 50, illustrated 

Stephan Diederich, et. al., Gerhard Richter – Zufall, das Kölner Domfenster und 4900 Farben, Cologne, 2007, p. 54, illustrated in colour  

Dietmar Elger, Gerhard Richter: Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1968, Vol. I, Ostfildern, 2011, p. 287, no. 136, illustrated in colour; illustrated in the artist’s studio on the inside back cover

Anon, Art – Das Kunstmagazin, Hamburg, November 2008, p. 149, illustrated in colour 

Dietmar Elger, Gerhard Richter. A Life in Painting, Chicago, 2009 (2nd edition), p. 149, no. 5.15, illustrated in colour

Dietmar Elger, Gerhard Richter, Paris, 2010, p. 115, illustrated in colour 

Barbara Glasner and Petra Schmidt, Eds., Chroma. Design, Architektur & Kunst in Farbe, Basel, 2010, p. 229, illustrated in colour 

Darryn Ansted, The Artwork of Gerhard Richter. Painting, critical theory and cultural transformation, London, 2017, p. 54, illustrated

Dietmar Elger and Fajt, Jiří, Art. The art magazine, no. 7, London, July 2018, p. 22, illustrated in colour