Selbstportrait Mit Leeren Handen (Self-Portrait With Empty Hands)
Artwork: Selbstportrait Mit Leeren Handen (Self-Portrait With Empty Hands)
Size: 200 x 144 cm
Medium: Oil and acrylic on canvas
Creation year: 1998
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 98 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Barbel Grasslin, Frankfurt; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1999
Exhibition history: Frankfurt, Galerie Barbel Grasslin, Gunther Forg, Asta Groting, Martin Kippenberger, Imi Knoebel, Christa Naher, Albert Oehlen, Daniel Richter, Katharina Sieverding, Franz West - Selbstportraits, December 1998 - January 1999; Hanover, Kestner Gesellschaft Hannover, Ziviler Ungehorsam. Die Sammlung Falckenberg, April - June 2001, pp. 38-39 and 82, illustrated in colour; New York, Skarstedt Fine Art, Albert Oehlen: Self Portraits, November 2001 - January 2002, p. 31, illustrated in colour; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, I Hate You, January - April 2004, n.p. (text); Paris, Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Central Station - Collection Harald Falckenberg, October 2004 - January 2005, p. 76, illustrated in colour; Helsinki, Helsinki City Art Museum; and Goslar, Monchehaus Museum Goslar, Goethe Abwarts - Deutsche Jungs; etc. The Falckenberg Collection, October 2005 - January 2006, p. 92, illustrated in colour; Potsdam, Villa Schöningen, Wahrheit ist Arbeit: Büttner, Kippenberger, Oehlen und ein Werk von Herold, July - October 2010, pp. 6 (detail) and 79 (installation view), illustrated in colour; London, Christie’s Mayfair, Reflections on the Self: From Dürer to Struth, June - September 2015, p. 115, illustrated in colour; Hamburg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Peter Saul, September 2017 - January 2018

Sotheby's London

Date: 2019-06-26
Lot Number: 15