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A B, St James by GERHARD RICHTER
GERHARD RICHTER

(GERMAN, 1932)

A B, St James

1988


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LOT #6

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Sotheby's, New York

Contemporary Art Evening Auction (Sale N09572)


A B, St James Regular price: $179.99 $ 22,737,500 USD Premium22,737,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

78.74 in. (200.00 cm.) (height) by 102.36 in. (260.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed, dated 1988 and numbered 653-1 on the reverse

Exhibited:

London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, . Gerhard Richter. The London Paintings , March - April 1988, n.p., no. 17, illustrated in color and illustrated . Toledo, The Toledo Museum of Art; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Williamstown, Massachusetts, Williams College Museum of Art; Düsseldorf, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf; and Frankfurt am Main, Schirn Kunsthalle, . Refigured Painting: The German Image 1960-88 , October 1988 - November 1989, p. 194, no. 134, illustrated in color .

Literature:

Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, "Gerhard Richter's Facture: Between the Synecdoche and the Spectacle,". German Art Now , 1989, p. 42, illustrated in color. Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, "Gerhard Richter's Facture: Between the Synecdoche and the Spectacle," . New Art , 1991, p. 192, illustrated in color . Exh. Cat., London, Tate Gallery, . Gerhard Richter , 1991, p. 130 (text). Exh. Cat., Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland,. Gerhard Richter. Werkübersicht / Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1993 , Vol. III, 1993, n.p., no. 653-1, illustrated in color. Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern (and travelling), . Gerhard Richter. Panorama , 2011, p. 136 (text) (London and Berlin) and p. 134 (text) (Paris). Monika Jenni-Preihs, . Gerhard Richter und die Geschichte Deutschlands , Vienna/Berlin, 2013, p. 169. (text). Dietmar Elger, . Gerhard Richter. Catalogue Raisonné 1988-1994, Vol. 4 (nos. 652-1 - 805-6) , Ostfildern, 2015, p. 55, no. 653-1, illustrated in color

Provenance:

Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London. Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1989.


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