London, South Kensington
2 April 2008
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A. R. Penck (b. 1939)
Denkmal für Tel Aviv
inscribed 'P', stamped with number 7/7 and stamped with the foundry mark (on the base)
bronze with green patina
20 7/8 x 17 5/8 x 13½in. (53 x 44.8 x 34.3cm.)
Executed in 1985, this work is number seven from an edition of seven
Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner in 1985.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 18 June 2007, lot 623.
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J. Yau, A.R. Penck, New York 1993 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 59).
Berlin, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Private/Corporate III, 2005 (illustrated in colour, pp. 9 & 41).
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