Lithograph - Signed - 89/120 - without frame - 1969
|Title of artwork:||AUTO/CAR 1969|
|Sold with frame:||without frame|
|Total dimensions (H/ W/ D in cm):||25.5 cm x 34.8 cm|
Offset print in yellow, red, blue on black background after a photograph that Richter took from his window with a toy car mounted on the window pane. Image size: 25.5 cm x 34.8 cm, sheet size 36.5 x 45.8 cm, with a signature below the image.
In excellently preserved condition, framed with glass protection.
Provenance: Private collection, Düsseldorf, Gallery purchase from Frankfurt a. M.
Work catalogued as 'R20' (page 154) in:
René Block: ‘‘Grafik des kapitalistischen Realismus / KP Brehmer - Lueg - Polke - Richter - Vostell / Werkverzeichnisse bis 1971’’, Berlin 1971
(The book is not included in the lot.)
1932 - Born in Dresden on the 9th of February.
1951 - Accepted to study at the National Academy of Arts in Dresden.
1953 - Main course in the subject of wall painting with Heinz Lohmar.
1956 - Graduation with a wall painting in the ‘Deutsches Hygienemuseum’ in Dresden. Subsequently three years of postgraduate studies with his own studio at the National Academy of Arts in Dresden.
1961 - Escape from the GDR. He studied at the National Academy of Arts Düsseldorf with K.O. Götz.
1967 - Visiting lecturer at the University of Visual Arts in Hamburg.
1971 - Professor at the National Academy of Arts in Düsseldorf.
1973 - First solo exhibition at the Reinhard Onnasch Gallery in New York.
1978 - Visiting professor at the Nova Scotia College of Art in Halifax.
1988 - Visiting professor at the Städelschule, Frankfurt/M. Kaiserring award from the city of Goslar.
2001 - Honorary doctorate from the University of Leuven.
2002 - Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Arts in New York.
2007 - Honorary citizenship awarded by the city of Cologne. Gerhard Richter lives and works in Cologne, Germany. His pieces are the most expensive by a living artist in the art market. (gerhard-richter.com)
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
|Rest of Europe||$80.10|
Save shipping costs
You can pick up this lot from the seller: Düsseldorf (NRW), Germany.
If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.