Monstein
Artwork: Monstein
Size: 101 x 151 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1981
Marks: Signed, inscribed and dated 'Richter, 1981 471/1' (on the reverse), Titled 'Monstein' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private collection, Ratingen, acquired from the artist; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 26 March 1992, lot 50; MaxmArt, Mendrisio, Switzerland; Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Milan, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Gerhard Richter, January-February 1982, p. 3 (illustrated); New York, Luhring Augustine Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Selected Works 1963-1987, November 1995-January 1996, pp. 60-61 (illustrated in color); Museum of Modern Art Fort Worth, Gerhard Richter: Strategies of Distance, April-July 1996, p. 61 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-10
Lot Number: 11
Low Estimate: $5000000 [-30%]
High Estimate: $7000000 [-50%]
Hammer Price: $3500000
Sold For: $4085000

Date: 1992-03-26
Lot Number: 50
Low Estimate: $187100 [+54%]
High Estimate: $224500 [+29%]
Hammer Price: $290000