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Property from a Private American Collection

Gerhard Richter

Abstraktes Bild

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March 1, 08:32 PM GMT


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Lot Details


Property from a Private American Collection

Gerhard Richter

b. 1932

Abstraktes Bild

signed Richter, dated 1986, numbered 596 and inscribed Teil A (on the reverse of left panel); numbered 596 and inscribed Teil B (on the reverse of right panel)

oil on canvas, in two parts

overall: 260 by 400 cm. 102⅜ by 157½ in.

Executed in 1986.






款識:藝術家簽名Richter、紀年1986、標記596並題款Teil A(左半部分背面);標記596並題款Teil B(右半部分背面)


共:260 x 400 公分;102⅜ x 157½ 英寸


Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich

Mary Boone Gallery, New York (acquired directly from the above in June 1986)

John and Mary Papajohn, Des Moines

Sotheby’s New York, 14 November 2007, lot 21

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exh. Cat. (and catalogue raisonné), Bonn, Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Gerhard Richter: 1962-1993, Volume III, Bonn, 1993, n.p., no. 596, illustrated in colour

Renato Diez, "Grandi Maestri. Gerhard Richter," Arte, December 2008, pp. 110-11, illustrated in colour; illustrated in colour on cover (detail)

Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern (and travelling), Gerhard Richter: Panorama, 2012, p. 136 (text)

Dietmar Elger, Gerhard Richter: Catalogue Raisonné 1976-1987, Vol. III, Ostfildern, 2013, p. 504, no. 596, illustrated in colour

Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Beuys zu Ehren, July – November 1986, p. 483, illustrated in colour

Berlin, Neue Berliner Galerie im Alten Museum; Dresden, Galerie Neue Meister; Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen; Hanover, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Positionen. Malerie aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, October 1986 – March 1987, pp. 178-79, illustrated in colour

Des Moines, Des Moines Art Center, Shifting Visions: O'Keeffe - Guston - Richter, October 1998 – January 1999, p. 64, illustrated in colour