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    Sale 2791

    Twentieth Century Art

    5 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 177

    Rob Scholte (DUTCH, B. 1958)

    Olympies vuur - Olympic fire

    Price Realised  


    Rob Scholte (DUTCH, B. 1958)
    Olympies vuur - Olympic fire
    signed, dated and inscribed with title 'Rob Scholte86' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on canvas
    175 x 175 cm.

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    Gallery Paul Maenz, Cologne, where acquired by the present owner in 1987.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the present lot was not exhibited at the Documenta in Kassel in 1986 as stated in the printed catalogue.


    Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen, Rob Scholte, Kyoto 1990, no. 24.


    Rotterdam, Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rob Scholte. How to Star, 23 October-4 December 1988 (p. 54 ill.).
    Meymac, Abbaye Saint-André Centre d'Art Contemporain, Rob Scholte, 7 May-28 June 1994.
    Le Parvis, Scene Nationale Tarbes Pyrénées, Rob Scholte, 15 September-15 November 1994.