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Blau (Blue)

Gerhard Richter-Blau (Blue)-1988

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Blau (Blue)
Size:
300 x 300 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1988
Marks
Signed, dated '1988', and numbered '658' twice on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London; Danae Art International, Inc., Lugano; Private Collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired from the above in 1993); Sotheby's, New York, November 12, 2002, Lot 27; Acquired by the present owner in 2002
Exhibition History :
ologne, Museum Ludwig at Rheinhallen, Bilderstreit. Widerspruch, Einheit und Fragment in der Kunst seit 1960, April - June 1989, p. 158, illustrated in color; Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Gerhard Richter 1988-1989, October - December 1989, p. 59, illustrated in color; Dresden, Galerie Neue Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Gerhard Richter in Albertinum Dresden, August 2004 - January 2005, pp. 30 and 70, illustrated in color; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Gerhard Richter, February - August 2005, p. 199, illustrated in color; Cologne, Museum Ludwig; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder, October 2008 - May 2009, p. 71, illustrated in color; Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Extended Loan, October 2011 - October 2012

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2014-05-14
Lot Number :
40
Low Estimate :
$25,000,000[+2%]*
High Estimate :
$35,000,000[-27%]*
Hammer Price :
$25,500,000
Sold For :
$28,725,000*

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2002-11-12
Lot Number :
27
Low Estimate :
$1,000,000[+100%]*
High Estimate :
$1,500,000[+33%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,000,000
Sold For :
$2,209,500*