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  • Provenance

    Fondation Beyeler, Basel
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Gerhard Richter

    German • 1932

    One of the most influential living painters, Gerhard Richter has been a key player in defining the formal and ideological agenda for painting in contemporary art. His instantaneously recognizable canvases literally and figuratively blur the lines of representation and abstraction. Uninterested in classification, Richter’s oeuvre oscillates between unorthodoxy and realism, much to the delight of institutions and the market alike.  

    From his career start in 1962, Richter developed both his photorealist and abstracted languages side-by-side, producing voraciously and evolving his artistic style in rapid intervals. Many of Richter's paintings find themselves in the permanent collections of the world's most revered museums. London’s Tate Modern displays the Cage (1) – (6), 2006 paintings that were named after experimental composer John Cage and that inspired the balletic "Rambert Event" hosted by Phillips Berkeley Square in 2016. 

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Property from an Important Private Collector

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P15 Flow

2013
This facsimile object is unsigned and numbered 428/500 on the reverse, published by Heni Publishers, London.
lacquer on glass mounted on Alu Dibond
100 x 200 cm. (39 3/8 x 78 3/4 in.)
Executed in 2013, this work is from an edition of 500 plus 2 artist's proofs.

Estimate
HK$70,000 - 90,000 
€7,700-9,900
$9,000-11,500

Sold for HK$337,500

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20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale

Hong Kong Auction 26 November 2017