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    Sale 5837

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    30 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 275

    Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)

    Untitled (Woman at the Window)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)
    Untitled (Woman at the Window)
    signed with artist's initials and dated 'II.81 G.B.' (lower right); signed with artist's initials and numbered 'G.B.Z. 1137' (on the reverse)
    charcoal on paper
    11 5/8 x 16½in. (29.5 x 41.9cm.)
    Executed in February 1981


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    This work relates to the eighteen panel painting Straßenbild, painted by Georg Baselitz in 1979-80, which is exhibited at the Kunstmuseum in Bonn.

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich.
    Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta.
    Private Collection, Brazil.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The artist is not responsible to any one. His social role is asocial... his only responsibility consists in an attitude to the work he does
    Georg Baselitz


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Georg Baselitz-Das Strassenbild, October 1981-January 1982.