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

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GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
Besen
signed, dated and inscribed ‘Richter 1984 553-2’ (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
224.7 x 200 cm. (88 1⁄2 x 78 3⁄4 in.)
Painted in 1984
Provenance
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Raymond J. Learsy, New York
Sotheby's New York, 17 November 1992, lot 3
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
H. Zywicki, From Here On: A Photo Documentation, Kunstforum International, 1984 (illustrated, no. 75, p. 67).
Messegelände Hall 13, From Here On: Two Months of German Art in Düsseldorf, exh. cat., Düsseldorf, 1984 (illustrated, p. 434).
Marian Goodman Gallery and Sperone Westwater, Gerhard Richter, exh. cat., New York, 1985 (illustrated, unpaged).
U. Loock and D. Zacharopoulos, Gerhard Richter, Munich, 1985 (illustrated, p. 107).
J. Harten, ed., Gerhard Richter: Bilder/Paintings, 1962-1985, Cologne, 1986 (illustrated, no. 553-2, pp. 302 & 399).
P. Taylor, Café Deutschland, Art News, April 1986 (illustrated, p. 74).
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, , exh. cat., Gerhard Richter/MATRIX 95, Hartford, 1987 (illustrated, unpaged).
B. Buchloh, ed., Gerhard Richter: Wekübersicht/Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1993, vol. III, Ostfildern-Ruit, 1993 (illustrated, no. 553-2, p. 89).
R. Storr, De diverses manières d'écorcher un chat doté de sept vies, Art Press, 1995 (illustrated, no. 16, p. 43).
D. Elger, ed., Gerhard Richter: Catalogue Raisonné 1976-1987, vol. III (nos. 389-651-2), Ostfildern-Ruit, 2013 (illustrated, no. 553-2, p. 401).
Exhibited
Düsseldorf, Messegelände, Hall 13, From Here On: Two Months of German Art in Düsseldorf, September-December 1984.
New York, Marian Goodman Gallery and New York, Sperone Westwater, Gerhard Richter, March 1985.
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Gerhard Richter/MATRIX 95, July-September 1987.
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