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    Sale 11798

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    30 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)

    Mal Vier (Times Four)

    Price Realised  


    Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)
    Mal Vier (Times Four)
    signed, titled and dated 'G. Baselitz 'mal vier' 2.VI. 10.VI.03' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    53 x 38 5/8in. (134.5 x 98cm.)
    Painted in 2003

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    ‘The content is in the motif. I use the motif with the content as an existing picture, part of the history of art. I don’t fiddle around interpreting content: I simply take the images as I find them in art history’
    (Baselitz, quoted in Georg Baselitz, Cologne, 1990, p. 29).

    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.


    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2005.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate for this lot should be £50,000 - £70,000 and not as stated in the printed catalogue


    Imperia, Villa Faravelli, Georg Baselitz e Benjamin Katz, Attori a rovescio, 2005 (illustrated, p. 71).