12 Farben (12 Colours)
Artwork: 12 Farben (12 Colours)
Size: 70 x 65 cm
Medium: Oil and enamel on canvas
Creation year: 1978
Marks: Signed, numbered, titled and dated ''12 Farben' (Nr. 137) (1966) Richter 1966/1978' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Concieved in 1966, finished in 1978
Provenance: Sperone Westwater Fischer Gallery, New York; Collection A. James Speyer, Chicago and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Sperone Westwater Fischer Gallery, Gerhard Richter, 1980; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Gerhard Richter, Paintings, April-July 1988; This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, September-November 1988; Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, December 1988-February 1989 and San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, March-May 1989

Date: 2008-06-30
Lot Number: 37