Joseph Beuys - New Now London Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist's estate by the present owner

  • Literature

    Eva and Wenzel Beuys, Drei Tische Zum Gebrauch?, Munich, 2008, p. 6, 47 (illustrated)
    Jörg Schellmann, ed., Forty Are Better Than One, Munich/New York, 2009, p. 450
    Schellmann Furniture, Artists' Furniture, Munich, 2011, n.p. (another example illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    The original table was designed in 1953. In 1967, it was transformed into a work of art and installed at the Block Beuys in Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt.


Table I Monk

pearwood and ebony
75 x 83.5 x 64.5 cm (29 1/2 x 32 7/8 x 25 3/8 in.)
Designed in 1953-1967 and executed in 2008, this work is number 4 from an edition of 9 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

£3,000 - 5,000 

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London Auction 15 July 2020