London, South Kensington
23 September 2015
A.R.Penck (B. 1939)
Selbstkopf I (Selfportrait I)
stamped with the foundry mark and numbered 'Schmäke 1/3' (lower base)
23 ¼ x 7 ¼ x 8 ¼in. (59 x 18.5 x 21cm.)
Executed in 1984, this work is number one from an overall edition of six
Waddington Galleries Ltd., London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1986.
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A. R. Penck: Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, 1971–1987, exh. cat., Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1988, no. 50 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).
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