Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 279

 
279
Gerhard Richter
Q.T., 6.5.84/17.6.84, 1984.
Watercolor on paper
Estimate:
€ 90,000 / $ 107,100
Sold:
€ 143,750 / $ 171.062

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Q.T., 6.5.84/17.6.84. 1984.
Watercolor on paper.
Lower right signed and dated "6.5.84". Lower left signed and dated "17.6.84". Verso once more signed and dated. 21 x 29.5 cm (8.2 x 11.6 in). [SM].

• Watercolors make for a small but important group in the artist's oeuvre.
• Transparent and opaque color application: Richter uses the creative possibilities of the watercolro technique to the fullest.
• Watercolors from Gerhard Richters are very rare on the international auction market
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The work is listed in the online work index.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich.
Private collection Rhineland (acquired from aforementioned in 1991).

EXHIBITION: Gerhard Richter Aquarelle, Graphische Sammlung, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 19.1.1985-17.2.1985 (Ausst.-Kat mit Abb.).

LITERATURE: Gerhard Richter. Aquarelle, Munich 1985, color illu. on p. 87.
"Painting pictures is just the official job, the daily work, the occupation; but the watercolors allow me to just follow my mood, my humor." Gerhard Richter Text, Cologne 2008, p. 349).

279
Gerhard Richter
Q.T., 6.5.84/17.6.84, 1984.
Watercolor on paper
Estimate:
€ 90,000 / $ 107,100
Sold:
€ 143,750 / $ 171.062

(incl. 25% surcharge)