Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 158

Günther Uecker
Poesie der Destruktion, 1985.
Post auction sale: € 75,000 / $ 82,500
Lot description
Poesie der Destruktion. 1985.
Nails and black paint on canvas, on wood.
Verso signed, dated and titled, with a direction arrow and with indication of direction. 90 x 90 x 13 cm (35.4 x 35.4 x 5.1 in).

• Particularly expressive and high-contrast nail picture.
• Wonderful example of the ambivalence between violence and harmony
This work is registered in the Uecker Archiv under the number GU.85.024 and will be noted for inclusion in the forthcoming Uecker Catalogue Raisonné.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany (acquired through Galerie Waßermann, Munich, verso with the stamp).


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Günther Uecker "Poesie der Destruktion"
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Differential taxation:
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