Gelbgrun (Yellow-Green)
Artwork: Gelbgrun (Yellow-Green)
Size: each: 260.5 x 200.5; overall: 260.5 x 401 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas, in two parts
Creation year: 1982
Marks: Signed, dated 1982 and numbered 492 on the reverse of the left canvas; numbered 492 on the reverse of the right canvas
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf; Collection Ulbricht, Dusseldorf; Achenbach Art Consulting, Dusseldorf; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Kassel, documenta 7, June - October 1982; New York, SperoneWestwaterFischer Gallery, Gerhard Richter, January 1983; Chicago, Marianne Deson Gallery, Gerhard Richter, May - June 1983; Dusseldorf, Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, Der Versuch, am Ende doch noch Spass zu haben. Sammlung Ulbricht. Neuerwerbungen 1981-1983, September - October 1983, pp. 16-17, no. 334, illustrated in colour; Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf; Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie; Bern, Kunsthalle; and Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Gerhard Richter. Bilder 1962-1985 (Exh. Cat. and catalogue raisonne), January - September 1986, p. 258, no. 492, illustrated in colour; Barcelona, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Gerhard Richter: Atlas, April - July 1999; Karlsruhe, ZKM, Museum fur Neue Kunst, KunstSammeln, December 1999 - March 2000; Baden-Baden, Museum Frieder Burda; Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland; Vienna, Albertina; and Duisburg, MKM Museum Kuppersmuhle fur Moderne Kunst, Gerhard Richter. Bilder aus privaten Sammlungen, January 2008 - August 2009, pp. 112-13, illustrated in colour; Beijing, National Art Museum of China, Gerhard Richter: Paintings 1963-2007, May - July 2008, pp. 130-31, illustrated in colour; Karlsruhe, ZKM Museum fur Neue Kunst, just what is it... 100 Jahre Kunst der Moderne aus privaten Sammlungen in Baden-Wurttemberg, December 2009 - April 2010, pp. 274-75, illustrated in colour; London, Tate Modern; and Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Gerhard Richter. Panorama, October 2011 - September 2012, p. 147, illustrated in colour

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-03-07
Lot Number: 28
Low Estimate: $9791070 [+35%]
High Estimate: $13987200 [-4%]
Hammer Price: $13287878
Sold For: $15213222