Thomas Schütte (B. 1954)
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Thomas Schütte (B. 1954)


Thomas Schütte (B. 1954)
stamped with the artist's initials, number and date twice 'T.S. 06 3/6' and with the foundry mark twice 'Kayser Düsseldorf' (on the underside of the bronze)
patinated bronze and steel base
base: 12 1/8 x 14 x 12 5/8in. (31 x 35.5 x 32cm.)
bust: 13,3.8 x 11 x 13 ¾in. (34 x 28 x 35cm.)
overall: 25 x 13.¾ x 12 5/8in. (63.5 x 35 x 32cm.)
Executed in 2006, this work is number three from an edition of six plus two artist's proofs
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.
Lambert Art Collection, Brussels (acquired from the above in 2006)
Their sale, Christie's London, 14 October 2015, lot. 169.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Thomas Schütte: Faces & Figures, exh. cat., Serpentine Gallery, London, 2012, p. 156 (another from the edition, illustrated in colour, p. 102).
Düsseldorf, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Neue Arbeiten, 2006 (another from the edition exhibited).
Paris, Peter Freeman Inc., Thomas Schütte, 2007 (another from the edition exhibited).
Athens, Onassis Cultural Centre, Faces, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited).
Berlin, Jarlin Partilager, Thomas Schütte: With Tears in My Ears, 2012-2013 (another from the edition exhibited; illustrated in colour pp. 10 and 224).
Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Thomas Schütte, 2013-2014 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour p. 31).
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Lot Essay

‘I always hope that in the end the work will be physically present. That the works lead to essential questions is important. I don’t feel the weight [of tradition] because when I do them, I’m not thinking about the history, I’m thinking about the future’
–Thomas Schütte

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