Schwarzer Kopf mit blauem Ohr (Black Head with Blue Ear)
Artwork: Schwarzer Kopf mit blauem Ohr (Black Head with Blue Ear)
Size: 146 x 114.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1985
Marks: Signed ‘GB’ (lower right); dated ‘10 IV 85’ (lower left); titled, dated and signed ‘Schwarzer Kopf mit blauem Ohr 29.III.85 + 10.IV.85. G. Baselitz’ (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne; Galleria Cleto Polcina, Rome; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Georg Baselitz, 1986, no. 47 (incorrectly titled and numbered no. 46; illustrated in colour, unpaged); Barcelona, Centre Cultural de la Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Georg Baselitz, 1990, no. 14 (illustrated in colour, p. 99); This exhibition later travelled to Madrid, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundación Caja de Pensiones. Karlsruhe, Städtische Galerie im PrinzMaxPalais Karlsruhe, Georg Baselitz, Gemälde, Schöne und häßliche Porträts, 1993, p. 210, no. 22 (illustrated in colour, p. 182); This exhibition later travelled to Linz, Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz

Christie's London

Date: 2016-10-07
Lot Number: 354