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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 260

    KATHARINA FRITSCH (B. 1956)

    Blaues Bild (Blue Painting)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    KATHARINA FRITSCH (B. 1956)
    Blaues Bild (Blue Painting)
    acrylic on untreated cotton cloth mounted on board in lacquered wooden frame
    55 1/8 x 39 3/8 x 3 1/8in. (140 x 100 x 8cm.)
    Executed in 1990-1991, this work is number one from an edition of two plus one artist's proof


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    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.


    Provenance

    Galerie Isabella Kacprzak, Cologne.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1992.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED LADY


    Literature

    J. Heynen (ed.), Sammlung Ackermans, Ostfildern-Ruit 2002 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 80).


    Exhibited

    San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Katharina Fritsch, 1996-1997, no. 15 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Basel, Museum fu¨r Gegenwartskunst, O¨ffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel.
    London, Tate Modern, Katharina Fritsch, 2001-2002 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, p. 114). This exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Ständehaus.