Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 236

 

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Gerhard Richter
Abdallah, 2010.
Acrylic lacquer behind glass
Estimate:
€ 50,000 - 70,000

 
$ 58,000 - 81,200

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Abdallah. 2010.
Acrylic lacquer behind glass.
Online catalog raisonné of paintings 917-59. Verso signed and dated as well inscribed with the work number "917-59". Unique object. 33 x 33 cm (12.9 x 12.9 in), incl. frame.

• Richter's reverse glass paintings are marvelous documents of his technical mastery and innovative power.
• In terms of their variety, Richter's glass works stand for his joy in experimenting.
• In a fascinating balance of plan and chance, Richter creates impressive color structures on the smooth surface of the image carrier.
• With reverse glass compositions based on very strict selection processes, and names from the Middle Eastern fairytales of "1001 Nights", Richter opens up vast spaces for associations
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich.
Private collection Hesse (acquired from the above).

LITERATURE: Gerhard Richter, Marian Goodman Gallery, London 2014, p. 7.
Gerhard Richter: Streifen & Glas, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden / Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Cologne 2013, p. 31.
"I am fascinated by chance, as almost everything is chance. The way we are, why I wasn't born in Africa but here. It's all chance."
Gerhard Richter, November 2016.

Called up: June 10, 2022 - ca. 15.54 h +/- 20 min.




 

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Hammer price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 32 % premium.
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