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Gerhard Richter

Lot 123001729
128 Fotos von einem Bild 1978, 1998
Portfolio

5.9 x 8.9 in (15.0 x 22.5 cm)

Lot 123001729
128 Fotos von einem Bild 1978, 1998
Portfolio
5.9 x 8.9 in (15.0 x 22.5 cm)

Estimate:
€ 6,000 - 8,000
Auction: -13 days

Ketterer Kunst GmbH & Co KG

City: Munich
Auction: Feb 15, 2024 03:37 PM
Auction number: 22
Auction name: Online Only

Lot Details
Portfolio . Artist book with 128 copies of black-and-white detail photos of the painting "Abstraktes Bild (Halifax)" (1978, catalogue raisonné number 432-5) with an overpainted black-and-white photo of Gerhard Richter, in a typographically titled cardboard case. Published by Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne 1998. The original photograph signed, dated and numbered on the reverse. Book signed and numbered in the imprint. From an edition of 128 signed de-luxe copies. Photograph: 15 x 22.5 cm. Cardboard case: 17 x 25 cm.
[JS].
- Rare. One of only 128 copies of the signed de-luxe edition with a signed and hand-painted photograph of Gerhard Richter. - Unique character: A different detail was chosen for each original photograph which was also overpainted by Richter. - Fascinating detailed photographic documentation of Richter's early abstract work.
LITERATURE: Hubertus Butin/Stefan Gronert/Thomas Olbricht (ed.), Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965-2013, Ostfildern 2014, no. 101 (illustrated, different copy).
In good condition. Margins of overpainted parts of the original photograph minimally discolored and rubbed. Original cardboard box with a slightly horizontal rubbing above the typographic inscription.
Lot Details
Portfolio . Artist book with 128 copies of black-and-white detail photos of the painting "Abstraktes Bild (Halifax)" (1978, catalogue raisonné number 432-5) with an overpainted black-and-white photo of Gerhard Richter, in a typographically titled cardboard case. Published by Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne 1998. The original photograph signed, dated and numbered on the reverse. Book signed and numbered in the imprint. From an edition of 128 signed de-luxe copies. Photograph: 15 x 22.5 cm. Cardboard case: 17 x 25 cm.
[JS].
- Rare. One of only 128 copies of the signed de-luxe edition with a signed and hand-painted photograph of Gerhard Richter. - Unique character: A different detail was chosen for each original photograph which was also overpainted by Richter. - Fascinating detailed photographic documentation of Richter's early abstract work.
LITERATURE: Hubertus Butin/Stefan Gronert/Thomas Olbricht (ed.), Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965-2013, Ostfildern 2014, no. 101 (illustrated, different copy).
In good condition. Margins of overpainted parts of the original photograph minimally discolored and rubbed. Original cardboard box with a slightly horizontal rubbing above the typographic inscription.

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