• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 204

    Thomas Ruff (B. 1958)

    Nudes fee 19

    Price Realised  


    Thomas Ruff (B. 1958)
    Nudes fee 19
    signed, numbered and dated 'Thomas Ruff 3/5 2001'
    (on the backing board)
    chromogenic print face-mounted on Plexiglas
    41¾ x 53¾in. (106 x 136.5cm.)
    Executed in 2001, this work is number three from an edition of five plus two artist proofs

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    Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf , Frankfurt.
    Private Collection, Germany.


    M. Wizen (ed.), Thomas Ruff: 1979 to the Present, Cologne 2001 (illustrated, p. 240).
    M. Houellebecq, Thomas Ruff Nudes, New York 2003, (illustrated, pp. 50-51).