Sale: 534 / Contemporary Art Day Sale, Dec. 09. 2022 in Munich Lot 131

 

131
Günther Uecker
Nagelkreuz (hell), 2017.
Bronze, light version, patinated by hand
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 29,900

(incl. surcharge)
Nagelkreuz (hell). 2017.
Bronze, light version, patinated by hand.
With the name, date, number and the foundry mark. One of 35 copies. Ca. 46 x 40 x 14.5 cm (18.1 x 15.7 x 5.7 in).
Cast by art foundry Schmäke, Düsseldorf, and published by Geuer & Geuer, Düsseldorf, in cooperation with the BILD newspaper. Conceived by the artist in 2012. [AM].
• Based on Martin Luther's posting of his theses in 1517.
• A cross wrapped in cloth into which the artist drove nails served as model for this expressive bronze.
• Unique character owing to the hand patination
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131
Günther Uecker
Nagelkreuz (hell), 2017.
Bronze, light version, patinated by hand
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 29,900

(incl. surcharge)