Der Himmel Uber Samarkand (The Sky Over Samarkand)
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Artwork: Der Himmel Uber Samarkand (The Sky Over Samarkand)
Size: 199.5 x 160 cm
Medium: Synthetic resin on canvas
Creation year: 1963
Marks: Titled ''der Himmel uber Samarkand'' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Premio Marzotto Collection, Valdagno; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Zehn junge Dusseldorfer Maler, 1964, no. 51; Valdagno, Premio Marzotto: Mostra di pittura contemporanea comunita' europea, 1963-1964 (illustrated in colour, p. 85); Valdagno, Premio Marzotto: Mostra di pittura contemporanea comunita europea, 1964-1965, no. 64 (illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Baden-Baden; Berlin; London, Whitechapel Gallery; Amsterdam and Paris; Berlin, Akademie der Kunste, Mack. Objekte, Aktionen, Projekte, 1972. This exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle; Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum, Heinz Mack, 1973, no. 10; Paris, Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Mack, 1973, no. 17; Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Heinz Mack. Licht-Raum-Farbe, 2011, p. 222 (illustrated in colour, p. 193; with incorrect dimensions)

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Date: 2019-05-01
Lot Number: 42
Low Estimate: $225580 [+19%]
High Estimate: $338370 [-19%]
Hammer Price: $270696
Sold For: $336114