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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 278

    Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

    Rehgehörn (Grau Übermalt)

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    Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
    Rehgehörn (Grau Übermalt)
    signed twice 'Richter'; signed and dated 'G. Richter X.1965' (on the reverse)
    oil on plaster mounted on wooden plaque
    11 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 9 1/8in. (30 x 15 x 23cm.)
    Executed in 1965

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    Illustrated as a pair in the Gerhard Richter Catalogue Raisonné, the present work will be sold singularly. According to the artist, each of the Rehgehörn (Grau Übermalt) are unique and independent works, but are listed under one title and one Catalogue Raisonné entry.

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    Ulbricht Collection, Dusseldorf.
    Galerie Achenbach, Dusseldorf.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1980s.

    Pre-Lot Text



    J. Harten and D. Elger (eds.), Gerhard Richter: Paintings 1962-1985, Cologne 1986, no. 80/20 (illustrated, p. 36).
    A. Thill (ed.), Gerhard Richter, Catalogue raisonné 1962-1993, vol. III, Ostfildern-Ruit 1993, no. 80-20 (illustrated, unpaged).