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    Sale 5417

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    2 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 701

    A. R. Penck (b. 1939)

    Denkmal für Tel Aviv

    Price Realised  


    A. R. Penck (b. 1939)
    Denkmal für Tel Aviv
    inscribed 'P', stamped with number 7/7 and stamped with the foundry mark (on the base)
    bronze with green patina
    20 7/8 x 17 5/8 x 13½in. (53 x 44.8 x 34.3cm.)
    Executed in 1985, this work is number seven from an edition of seven

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    Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne.
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner in 1985.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 18 June 2007, lot 623.

    Pre-Lot Text



    J. Yau, A.R. Penck, New York 1993 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 59).


    Berlin, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Private/Corporate III, 2005 (illustrated in colour, pp. 9 & 41).