• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 251

    Sigmar Polke (b. 1941)

    Untitled (Fliegenpilz)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sigmar Polke (b. 1941)
    Untitled (Fliegenpilz)
    signed and dated 'Sigmar Polke 75' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on gelatin silver print
    35¾ x 31 1/8 in.
    Executed on 1975.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in the outcome of the sale of certain lots consigned for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction, the Seller will receive a minimum sale price for the work. This is known as a minimum price guarantee. This is such a lot.


    Provenance

    Private collection, Cologne
    CRG Art Incorporated, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from and Important Private Collection


    Exhibited

    Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art at California Plaza; Site Santa Fe and Washington D.C., Sigmar Polke Photoworks: When Pictures Vanish, December 1995-January 1997, p. 130 (illustrated).