22 October 2020
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FRANZ WEST (1947-2012)
Paukenschlag (Drum Beat)
acrylic, gauze, papier-mâché and iron on artist's plinth
sculpture: 52 3/8 x 33 1/8 x 19 5/8in. (133 x 84 x 50cm.)
plinth: 19 5/8 x 19 5/8 x 19 5/8in. (50 x 50 x 50cm.)
overall: 72 x 52 ¾ x 39 3/8in. (183 x 134 x 100cm.)
Executed in 2009
Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna.
Private Collection, New York.
Anon. sale, Sotheby’s New York, 18 November 2016, lot 428.
Private Collection, Europe.
Anon. sale, Sotheby’s London, 5 October 2018, lot 51.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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H. Lachmayer, Staging Knowledge, Munich 2013 (installation view illustrated in colour, p. 210).
Eisenstadt, Esterházy Palace, Haydn Explosive - A European Career at the Court of Esterhazy, 2009-2010.
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