Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 545

 
545
Gerhard Richter
Kerze I, 1988.
Offset in colors
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 23,750 / $ 28.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Kerze I. 1988.
Offset in colors.
Butin 64. Signed. From an edition of 250 copies. On offset paper, firmly laminated on board. 88.7 x 94.5 cm (34.9 x 37.2 in), the full sheet.
After the oil painting "Kerze" from 1982, however, miror-inverted. Richter initially used the motif for a poster of his solo show at the 'Mönchehaus-Museum für moderne Kunst' in Goslar in 1988. Instead of the white letters, a large signature was put on the sheet. Published by 'Verein zur Förderung moderner Kunst e.V. (at Mönchehaus-Museum für moderne Kunst), Goslar 1988. [SM].
• Iconic motif in the oeuvre of the German exceptional artist.
• The oil painting "Kerze" was sold in London in 2015 for 12 million euro.
• Richter ennobles the photo-mechanic reproduction techniques, which prevail in his editions, to contemporary means of expression at eye level with classic printing techniques
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Springer, Berlin.
Private collection Hesse.

545
Gerhard Richter
Kerze I, 1988.
Offset in colors
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 23,750 / $ 28.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)