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    Sale 1970

    Post-War And Contemporary First Open

    1 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 100

    Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

    Firenze

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    Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
    Firenze
    signed, numbered and dated '55/99 Richter, 2000' (on the reverse of the photograph) and signed with initial and numbered '55/99 R.' (inside end page of book)
    oil on color coupler print with accompanying catalogue and CD of music by Steve Reich
    photograph: 4¾ x 4¾ in. (12.1 x 12.1 cm.)
    Executed in 2000. This work is number fifty-five from an edition of ninety-nine, plus twelve artist's proofs.


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    Literature

    G. Ori, Gerhard Richter, City Life per Contempoartensemble, Prato 2002, p. 59 (illustrated in color).
    H. Butin and S. Gronert, eds., Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965-2004, Ostfildern-Ruit, 2004, pp. 68 and 260 (another example illustrated in color).