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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Abstraktes Bild

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Abstraktes Bild
signed, numbered and dated '805-5 Richter 1994' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
22¼ x 24¼ in. (56.5 x 61.5 cm.)
Painted in 1994.
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
Collection of Anthony d'Offay, London
Schönewald Fine Arts, Dusseldorf
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Gerhard Richter: a Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings from 1993-2004, Dusseldorf, 2005, p. 309, no. 805-5 (illustrated in color).
London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Painting in the Nineties, June-August 1995, p. 84 (illustrated in color).

Lot Essay

"The intention [is] to invent nothing - no idea, no composition, no object, no form - and to receive everything: composition, object, form, idea, picture." (G. Richter quoted in U. Wilmes, ed., Gerhard Richter: Large Abstracts, Ostfildern, 2008, p. 135).

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