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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)

    Objekt zum Schmieren und Drehen (Object to Smear and Turn)

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    Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)
    Objekt zum Schmieren und Drehen (Object to Smear and Turn)
    tin can, lubrication grease, screwdriver and oil paint, 1972, the tin can painted with a small cross in rust-brown, the handle of the screwdriver painted in the same colour, with the accompanying card with the title in German, signed and numbered 71/100 in blue ink (there were also a few unnumbered artist's proofs), published by the Museumsverein Mönchengladbach, with their name and the date printed on the card verso, in very good condition
    130 x 38 x 56 mm. (overall)

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