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    Sale 1970

    Post-War And Contemporary First Open

    1 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    ANDREAS GURSKY (B. 1955)

    Aletschgletscher

    Price Realised  

    ANDREAS GURSKY (B. 1955)
    Aletschgletscher
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Andreas Gursky Aletschgletscher 1993 1/4' (on the reverse)
    color coupler print
    70¾ x 84¾ in. (179.5 x 215 cm.)
    Executed in 1993. This work is number one from an edition of four.


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    Provenance

    Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne
    Achenbach Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf
    Hans Grothe and Thomas Grothe, Gruenwald


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Deichtorhallen; and Amsterdam, De Appel Foundation, Andreas Gursky Photographs 1984-1993, February-July 1994, p. 75 (illustrated; another print exhibited)
    Mdämo, Center for Contemporary Art, Andreas Gursky, March-May 1995 (illustrated on the cover; another print exhibited)
    Chateau de Rochechouart, Des limites du Tableau aux possibilites de la peinture, July-September 1995
    Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurter Kunstverein; and Schirn Kunsthalle, Prospect 96. Photographie in der Gegenwartskunst, March-May 1996, p. 166 (illustrated; another print exhibited)
    Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Andreas Gursky- Photographs from 1984 to the Present, August-October 1998, p. 117 (illustrated; another print exhibited)
    New York, Museum of Modern Art, Andreas Gursky, March-May 2001, pp. 106-107, pl. 26 (illustrated; another print exhibited)