• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 118

    Andreas Gursky (B. 1955)

    Hong Kong Island

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Andreas Gursky (B. 1955)
    Hong Kong Island
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'H.K. Island 4/5 '94 A. Gursky' (on the reverse)
    colour coupler print
    49¼ x 59¼in. (125.1 x 150.5cm.)
    Executed in 1994, this work is number four from an edition of five


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    Provenance

    303 Gallery, New York.
    Private Collection, Germany.


    Literature

    Andreas Gursky: Photographs from 1984 to the Present, exh. cat., Dusseldorf, Kunsthalle, 1998 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 97).
    Andreas Gursky. Fotografien 1994-1998, exh. cat., Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum, 1998-1999 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 39).