GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
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GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)

Kerze II

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GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
Richter, G.
Kerze II
signed, numbered and dated '11/50 Richter 89' (lower left); signed again, numbered again and dated again '11/50 Richter, 89' (on the reverse)
oil on offset print on paper flush-mounted on plastic
35 ½ x 35 ½ in. (90.2 x 90.2 cm.)
Executed in 1989. This work is number eleven from an edition of fifty.
Provenance
Jan Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles
Private collection
Anon. sale; Sotheby's New York, 16 May 2001, lot 363
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
H. Butin, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-1993, Munich, 1993, p. 144, no. 56a (another example illustrated).
H. Butin and S. Gronert, eds., Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004: Catalogue Raisonné, Ostfildern, 2004, pp. 67 and 211, no. 66 (another example illustrated).
V. Marsilio, Il bordo del mondo: La forma dello sguardo nella pittura di Gerhard Richter, Venice, 2011, pp. 123-125.
H. Butin, S. Gronert and T. Olbricht, eds., Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2013, Ostfildern, 2014, pp. 91 and 235, no. 66 and 96 (another example illustrated).
Gerhard Richter – Unikate in Serie, exh. cat., Essen, Museum Folkwang, 2017, pp. 64-67 and 68-69 (another example illustrated).
Exhibited
Los Angeles, Regen Projects, Gerhard Richter. Prints, July 1990 (another example exhibited).
Durham, Duke University Museum of Art; Normal, University Galleries of Illinois State University; Colorado Springs, Galleries of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado; Reading, Freedman Gallery, Albright College; East Lansing, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University; Tuscaloosa, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, The University of Alabama; Glen Ellyn, McAnnich Arts Center, College of DuPage; Newark, University Gallery, University of Delaware and Wichita Falls Museum & Arts Center, The Contemporary Art Collection of Jason Rubell, March 1991-January 1994 (another example exhibited).
Krefeld, Galerie Schönewald und Beuse, Graubner – Polke – Richter. Gemälde Aquarelle Graphiken, May-July 1992 (another example exhibited).
Kunsthalle Bremen, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-1993, October-November 1993, p. 145, no. 56b (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Passions privées. Collections particulières d'art moderne et contemporain en France, December 1995-March 1996 (another example exhibited).
Bank Brussel Lambert, Art at Work, March-May 1996 (another example exhibited).
Tokyo, Wako Works of Art, Gerhard Richter Part II: Painting, Mirror Painting, Watercolor, Photograph, Print, May 1996, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Des Moines Art Center, Photoimage: Printmaking 60s to 90s, July 1998-May 1999, pp. 66 and 85 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Dallas Museum of Art, Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections, February-April 2000 (another example exhibited).
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Sammlung Hans & Uschi Welle: Eine Schenkung zeitgenössischer Graphik 1950–2000, December 2000-April 2001 (another example exhibited).
Kunstverein Friedrichshafen, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1969–1998, March-May 2001 (another example exhibited).
Kunstmuseum Bonn; Lucerne, Kunstmuseum Luzern; Kunsthalle Emden; Tübingen, Kunsthalle and Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Gerhard Richter: Printed! Druckgrafik, Foto-Editionen und Künstlerbücher, June 2004-October 2005 (another example exhibited).
Odense, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Kunsthalle du Kiel and Linz, Landesgalerie, Österreichisches Landesmuseum, Schattenspiel: Schatten und Licht in der zeitgenössischen Kunst. Eine Hommage an Hans Christian Andersen, May 2005-May 2006, pp. 210-214 and 298 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
The Album of the Second Beijing International Art Biennale, exh. cat., Beijing, September-October 2005, p. 56 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Düsseldorf, Galerie Schönewald und Beuse, Gerhard Richter: Ausgewählte Editionen, August-December 2008 (another example exhibited).
Dallas Museum of Art, Two x Two x Ten: Celebrating Ten Years of Two by Two for Aids and Art, October 2008-January 2009 (another example exhibited).
Bietigheim-Bissingen, Städtische Galerie, Spiegel geheimer Wünsche. Stillleben aus fünf Jahrhunderten, April-July 2009 (another example exhibited).
Miami, Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation and Durham, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Time Capsule, Age 13 to 21: The Contemporary Art Collection of Jason Rubell, December 2010-August 2011, pp. 148 and 179 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and Galerie Stihl Waiblingen, Neue Realitäten. FotoGrafik von Warhol bis Havekost, June 2011-May 2012, pp. 62-63 and 95, cat. no. 52 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Berlin, me Collectors Room, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2011, February-May 2012, p. 6 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Münster, Galerie mike karstens, Gerhard Richter. Projekte und ausgesuchte Editionen, September-October 2014 (another example exhibited).
Arezzo, Museo Casa Ivan Bruschi, Icastica 2015: Colmare il bocciolo / Combattere il verme / Regolare il calore / Eludere il vento / Sfuggire all'ape. Opere dalla Collezione AGI Verona, June-September 2015 (another example exhibited).
San Antonio, McNay Art Museum, Made in Germany: Contemporary Art from the Rubell Family Collection, February 2016-April 2016 (another example exhibited).
Baden-Baden, Museum Frieder Burda, Die Kerze, October 2016-February 2017, pp. 22-23 and 143, no. 24 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Essen, Museum Folkwang, Gerhard Richter: Die Editionen, April-July 2017, pp. 51-52 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Münster, Galerie mike karstens, Collector's Paradise, June-October 2017 (another example exhibited).

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