London, South Kensington
28 March 2012
THOMAS RUFF (B. 1958)
Nude gu 06
chromogenic colour print mounted with Diasec-face in artist's frame
40 1/8 x 55 7/8in. (102 x 142cm.)
Executed in 2001, this work is number three from an edition of five plus two artist proofs
Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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M. Winzen (ed.), Thomas Ruff 1979 to the Present, Cologne 2001, no. NUD 094 (illustrated in colour, p. 241).
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