London, South Kensington
20 October 2004
Thomas Ruff (b. 1958)
Haus Nr 9 II
signed, numbered and dated '16/30 1991 Th Ruff' (on the reverse)
15¾ x 19 5/8in. (40 x 50cm.)
Executed in 1991, this work is number sixteen from an edition of thrirty plus five artists' proofs
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M. Winzen (ed.), Thomas Ruff, Photographs 1979 to the present, Cologne 2001, HAU29 (another from the larger format edition illustrated, p. 192).
Braunschweig, Kunstverein Braunschweig, 1991.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately