Sale: 489 / Evening Sale, June 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 105

 
105
Rupprecht Geiger
464/67, 1967.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 88,000
Sold:
€ 156,250 / $ 171.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
464/67. 1967.
Oil on canvas.
Dornacher/Geiger 444. Verso of the stretcher signed and titled "464/67". 243 x 202.5 cm (95.6 x 79.7 in).

- Very typical document of the artist's lust for colors.
- Particularly large and impressive work.
- Red is the most important color in Geiger's oeuvre
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PROVENANCE: Collection Thomas and Maria Lenk, Schloss Tierberg.
Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Schloss Dätzingen, Grafenau.
Private collection Bavaria (acquired from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Rupprecht Geiger, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, June 16 -July 16, 1967, cat. no. 47 (verso with the label).
Rupprecht Geiger. Malerei, Graphitzeichnung, Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, August 4 - September 10, 1967
Deutscher Künstlerbund, 27. Jahresausstellung, Stuttgart, September 29 - November 4, 1979 (verso with the exhibition label).

"Red is life, energy, virility, power, love, warmth. Red makes us high. Red is part of sunlght's spectrum. Look deep into the glowing sun when it sets and you'll feel stronger next day!"
Rupprecht Geiger, quote after: Hermann Weiß, Rot macht high, in: WELT from December 13, 2009.

105
Rupprecht Geiger
464/67, 1967.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 88,000
Sold:
€ 156,250 / $ 171.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)