Artwork: Vesuv
Size: 76.8 x 109.9 cm
Medium: Oil on wood
Creation year: 1976
Marks: Signed, dated 1976 and numbered 410 twice on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Sperone Westwater Fischer Gallery, New York; Private Collection, Venice; Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin; Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 2001
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Gerhard Richter, February - March 1977, p. 9, illustrated (as Le Vesuve vu de Capri); New York, Sperone Westwater Fischer Gallery, Gerhard Richter, February - March 1980; Portland, Portland Art Museum; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art; and Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection, October 2015 - May 2017, p. 30 (text), and pp. 138-139, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-11-16
Lot Number: 44
Low Estimate: $4000000 [+5%]
High Estimate: $6000000 [-30%]
Hammer Price: $4200000
Sold For: $4969800