Die Schmiede (Smithy)
Artwork: Die Schmiede (Smithy)
Size: 150 x 130.4 cm
Medium: Acrylic and metallic paint on cotton
Creation year: 1975
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Erhard Klein, Bonn; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1981
Exhibition history: Bonn, Galerie Klein, Sigmar Polke, 1975; Paris, Galerie BAMA, Sigmar Polke, May - June 1979; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; and Bonn, Stadtisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, Sigmar Polke: Das haben wir noch nie so gemacht, December 1983 - March 1984, p. 10, no. 33, illustrated in colour; Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich; and Cologne, Joseph-Haubrich Kunsthalle, Sigmar Polke: wir konnen uns nicht darauf verlassen, dass eines Tages gute Bilder gemalt werden, wir mussen die Sache selber in die Hand nehmen!, April - October 1984, p. 169, no. 108 (text); Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Sigmar Polke: We Petty Bourgeois!: Comrades and Contemporaries, The 1970s, March 2009 - January 2010, p. 28, no. 1, illustrated in colour

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-08
Lot Number: 46