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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    Georg Baselitz (B. 1938)

    Zwei Hände vorm Gesicht (6.IV.85) (Two Hands in Front of the Face (6.IV.85))

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    Georg Baselitz (B. 1938)
    Zwei Hände vorm Gesicht (6.IV.85) (Two Hands in Front of the Face (6.IV.85))
    signed 'G Baselitz' (lower left); dated '6.IV.85' (lower right)
    watercolour and ink wash on paper
    19 1/8 x 14 3/8in. (48.5 x 36.5cm.)
    Executed in 1985

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    Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text



    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Georg Baselitz, 1986, no. 93.
    Lausanne, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Baselitz une Seule Passion, la Peinture, 2006, p. 148, no. 47 (illustrated in colour, pp. 64 and 149).
    Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Georg Baselitz, 2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 57).