(Untitled) Trial proof for page 8 of the portfolio 'Adler'

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Germany
    Leo Koenig Inc., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Fred Jahn, Baselitz Peintre-Graveur Band I, Werkverzeichnis der Druckgrafik 1963-1974, vol I, Bern/Berlin, 1983, p. 224

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THIS WORK IS TO BE SOLD WITH NO RESERVE Property from an Important European Collection

(Untitled) Trial proof for page 8 of the portfolio 'Adler'

signed and dated 'G Baselitz 74' lower right; further signed, titled, inscribed and dated '-Adler. G Baselitz 74 Probedruck' on the reverse
finger painting in oil on woodcut print on paper
28.5 x 18.5 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)
Executed in 1974, this work is a unique colour trial proof for page 8 of the portfolio 'Adler' (the final edition without finger painting was an edition of 30 plus 5 artist's proofs), published by Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich in 1975.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 • ♠

sold for £5,625

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London Auction 5 December 2018