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Gerhard Richter

192 Farben

Property from the Elisabeth and Gerhard Sohst Collection, Hamburg

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter

192 Farben

192 Farben

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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


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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 

Baden Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Junge deutsche Künstler: 14 x 14, April 1968 

Aachen, Zentrum für aktuelle Kunst Gegenverkehr, Gerhard Richter, March – April 1969, no. 68, illustrated 

Dusseldorf, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Gerhard Richter. Arbeiten 1962 bis 1971, June – August 1971, n.p., illustrated in colour

Hamburg, Raum für Kunst, Gerhard Richter, February – April 1982  

Hamburg, Museum für Tage, Museum? Museum! Museum. Art of Today from Hamburg Private Collections, June – July 1985, p. 117, illustrated

Dusseldorf, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Berlin Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Bern, Kunsthalle Bern; Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Gerhard Richter. Bilder 1962 – 1985, January – March 1986, p. 58, illustrated

Vienna, Künstlerhaus, Zauber der Medusa. Europäische Manierismen, April – July 1987, p. 400, illustrated in colour; p. 595 (text) 

Hamburg, Galerie Vera Munro, Reihung. Ordnung muß sein, aber ist Sein Ordnung?, May – June 1990, n.p., no. 1, illustrated in colour 

Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Gerhard Richter: The Art of the Impossible – Paintings 1964-1998, January – April 1999, p. 65, illustrated in colour; illustrated in colour on the cover (detail)

Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Monet’s Legacy: Series – Order and Obsession, September 2001 – January 2002, p. 116, illustrated in colour; p. 117 (text) 

London, Tate Modern, Gerhard Richter: Panorama, October 2011 – January 2012, p. 66, illustrated in colour

Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 15 years of the Gallery of Contemporary Art, September 2012 – October 2013 

Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Serial Attitudes: Repetition as an Artistic Method Since the 1960s, November 2013 – May 2014 

London, Dominique Lévy, Gerhard Richter: Colour Charts, October 2015 – January 2016, p. 54, illustrated in the artist’s studio; p. 55, no. 136, illustrated in colour

Potsdam, Museum Barberini, Gerhard Richter: Abstraction, June – October 2018, p. 36, illustrated in the artist’s studio; p. 95, no. 13, illustrated in colour

Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Unfinished Stories. Stories from the Collection, August 2019 – August 2020 

Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle (long-term loan 1997 – 2022)