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  • Description

    Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.

  • Provenance

    Private Collection, UK

  • 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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14

Tulips (P17)

numbered '61/500' on the reverse
Giclée print on paper mounted on aluminium
36 x 41 cm (14 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.)
Executed 1995-2017, this facsimile object is number 61 from an edition of 500 plus 2 artist's proofs, published by Heni Productions, London.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £4,750

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HEATWAVE: Online Auction

Online Auction 17 - 26 July 2019