Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 46

 

46
Gerhard Richter
Schwarz, Rot, Gold II, 1998.
Synthetic resin behind glass, in original clip-...
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,950
Sold:
€ 15,625 / $ 17.656

(incl. surcharge)
Schwarz, Rot, Gold II. 1998.
Synthetic resin behind glass, in original clip-on frame.
Butin 108. Catalog raisonné of paintings 855-64. Signed and inscribed "424" on the reverse of the frame, typographically dated, titled and once more inscribed "424" on a label. With the catalog raisonné number "855-64" on another label. One of 64 copies. 21 x 29.7 cm (8.2 x 11.6 in).
Published by Galerie Fred Jahn, München. 64 different color combinations were compiled from a selection of four shades of black, four red and four gold and executed as reverse glass pictures. The shades contained in each work are specified by a three-digit number on the reverse. [AR].
• Each of the 64 works has individual colors
• The edition was made in connection with the commission work "Schwarz, Rot, Gold" for the western entrance of the German Reichstag.
• The edition evokes associations with the German flag, while the vertical arrangement of the stripes and the play with the color variations jeopardizes it at the same time
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.




46
Gerhard Richter
Schwarz, Rot, Gold II, 1998.
Synthetic resin behind glass, in original clip-...
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,950
Sold:
€ 15,625 / $ 17.656

(incl. surcharge)