You haven't verified your email address yet

Gerhard Richter - AUTO/CAR 1969

Lot reference 17031519

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:
+ 1m

Why may extra time be added to the clock?

When a bid is placed in the last minute of the auction, extra bidding time is added to the clock. This is to reflect what happens in a real life auction, where those who are determined to win the lot have a chance to place the winning bid.

Current bid $5,545
Next minimum bid $5,792
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $198.63

No bids placed.

$5,545 Bidder 9432
23-04-2018 19:34:20
$4,805 Bidder 9186
18-04-2018 16:34:55
$3,943 Bidder 2243
17-04-2018 16:07:37
$3,573 Bidder 9186
16-04-2018 20:45:53
$3,080 Bidder 9432
16-04-2018 16:24:15
$2,711 Bidder 2243
14-04-2018 20:17:26
$2,464 Bidder 9835
14-04-2018 19:56:23

Lithograph - Signed - 89/120 - without frame - 1969

Technique: Lithograph
Signature: Signed
Condition: As new
Period: 1960-1969
Title of artwork: AUTO/CAR 1969
Artist: Gerhard Richter
Year: 1969
Total dimensions (H/ W/ D in cm): 25.5 cm x 34.8 cm
Edition: 89/120
Sold with frame: without frame

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.

Reference/catalogue raisonné:
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.)

Gerhard Richter
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. (

De Pro-Art  

Reviews given: 3
Member since: June 30, 2016
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    alles Bestens gerne wieder
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    GarSup April 6, 2017

View all 3 reviews


The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $198.63
Austria $19.40
Belgium $18.98
Canada $198.63
Denmark $19.54
France $28.02
Germany $61.62
Ireland $41.98
Italy $27.47
Luxembourg $18.98
Netherlands $18.98
Norway $78.01
Poland $27.47
Portugal $41.98
Spain $41.98
Sweden $41.98
Switzerland $58.67
United Kingdom $28.02
Rest of Europe $80.10
Anywhere else $98.58

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.


Your bidding privileges have been revoked due to an outstanding payment. You can no longer place bids.

Once your payment has been processed, your bidding privileges will immediately be restored. Please note: if you choose manual transfer, processing your payment and restoring your bidding privileges may take up to 2 business days. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available from our payment screen.

Click here to pay

Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts