25 June 2004
Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)
stamped with the signature 'Beuys' (on the sled); inscribed with the signature, number and date 'Joseph Beuys 1969 50 Exemplare 17' (on a plaque affixed to the runner)
wood and metal sled, felt, belts, flashlight, fat and rope
14 x 36 x 13½in. (35.6 x 91.5 x 34.3cm.)
Executed in 1969 and published by Edition René Block, Berlin, this work is number seventeen from an edition of fifty plus five HC
Galerie René Block, Berlin.
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J. Schellmann (ed.), Joseph Beuys: Die Multiples, Werkverzeichnis der Auflagenobjekte und Druckgraphik 1965-1986, Munich 1992, no. 12 (other examples illustrated pp. 14-15 and p. 53).
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