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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 608

    GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)

    Schweitzer Alpen II [Swiss Alps II] (Butin 21)

    Price Realised  

    GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
    Schweitzer Alpen II [Swiss Alps II] (Butin 21)
    the complete set of five screenprints in black and greys, 1969, on white lightweight cardboard, each signed in pencil, each with the Motiv number circled on the stamp on the reverse, numbered 13/50, 13/50, 17/50, 45/50, and 45/50 respectively on the reverse (there were no recorded artist's proofs), published by Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich, the full sheets, each with very minor soiling and a few pale minute foxmarks at the sheet edges, otherwise each apparently in very good condition, two examined out of the frames
    Each S. 27¼ x 27¼ in. (692 x 692 mm.) (5)


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    Including:
    Motiv A1, A2, B1, B2, and B3

    We wish to thank Hubertus Butin for kindly confirming that this edition is signed and numbered, contrary to the entry in the catalogue raisonné.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR