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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    Imi Knoebel (B. 1940)

    Sternenhimmel - für Lola (Starry Sky - for Lola)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Imi Knoebel (B. 1940)
    Sternenhimmel - für Lola (Starry Sky - for Lola)
    each: numbered (on the reverse)
    (54): signed with the artist's initials, numbered and dated 'IK 70/2..6 1/7' (on the reverse)
    black and white photographs in portfolio box, in fifty-four parts
    each: 15 ¾ x 11 7/8in. (40 x 30cm.)
    Photographed in 1970 and printed in 2006, this work is number one from an edition of seven plus two artist's proofs


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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist in 2007.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Through the Looking Brain: A Swiss Collection of Conceptual Photography, 2011-2012 (illustrated in colour, p. 218). This exhibition later travelled to St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.