• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    Andreas Gursky (B. 1955)

    Hong Kong Airport

    Price Realised  

    Andreas Gursky (B. 1955)
    Hong Kong Airport
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Flughafen Hongkong '94 1/3 AP A. Gursky' (on the reverse)
    colour coupler print
    16 3/8 x 24in. (41.5 x 61cm.)
    Executed in 1994


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to the present owner in 1994.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Private European Gentleman


    Literature

    Andreas Gursky, Werke, Works, 80-08, exh. cat., Krefeld, Kunstmuseen, 2008 (another version illustrated, p. 132).