Gerhard Richter - Untitled

Gerhard Richter - Untitled - image-1
Gerhard Richter - Untitled - image-1

Gerhard Richter

Untitled
1961

Mixed media on wood. 59.5 x 79.5 cm. Signed and dated 'Richter 62', signed 'Gerd Richter' verso, statement of place 'Düsseldorf' and numbered 'X/73/61' and dimensions and directional arrows. - Minor traces of age.

This work was exhibited during the semester tour at the Staatliche Kunstakademie Dusseldorf in February 1962. A photograph taken by Gerhard Richter shows Manfred Kuttner sitting with his back to the window, a wall with close-hung pictures can be seen in the background - the present student project is hanging in the lower right-hand corner.

Provenance

Private collection, North Germany

Literature

Dietmar Elger, Es ist, wie es ist. Gerhard Richters Briefe an zwei Künstlerfreunde, in: Ortrud Westheider und Michael Philipp (ed.), Gerhard Richter, Bilder einer Epoche, exhib.cat. Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg 2011, p.33 with illus.

Lot 732 D

Estimate:
40.000 €