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128 Fotos von einem Bild 1978 by Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter

128 Fotos von einem Bild 1978, 1978

Portfolio. Artist book with 128 copies of black-and-white detail photos of the painting "Abstraktes Bild (Halifax)" (1978, catalogue raisonné number 432-5) with an overpainted black-and-white photo of Gerhard Richter, in a typographically titled cardboard case
15 x 22.5 cm (5.91 x 8.86 in)
photographs

Edition of 128

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ImageLast Sale DateTitleEdition No.Last SaleLast Sale Auction HouseLast Sale Location
Jan 16, 2024128 Fotos von einem Bild 1978
$******
Ketterer KunstMunich

Artwork description

Category
photographs
Dimensions
15 x 22.5 cm (5.91 x 8.86 in)
Materials
Portfolio. Artist book with 128 copies of black-and-white detail photos of the painting "Abstraktes Bild (Halifax)" (1978, catalogue raisonné number 432-5) with an overpainted black-and-white photo of Gerhard Richter, in a typographically titled cardboard case
Signature
Book signed and numbered in the imprint
Literature
Hubertus Butin/Stefan Gronert/Thomas Olbricht (ed.), Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965-2013, Ostfildern 2014, no. 101 (illustrated, different copy). Publisher Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne 1998 In good condition. Margins of overpainted parts of the original photograph minimally discolored and rubbed. Original cardboard box with a slightly horizontal rubbing above the typographic inscription.
Description
Gerhard Richter 128 Fotos von einem Bild 1978 . 1998. Portfolio. Artist book with 128 copies of black-and-white detail photos of the painting "Abstraktes Bild (Halifax)" (1978, catalogue raisonné number 432-5) with an overpainted black-and-white photo of Gerhard Richter, in a typographically titled cardboard case. Published by Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne 1998. The original photograph signed, dated and numbered on the reverse. Book signed and numbered in the imprint. From an edition of 128 signed de-luxe copies. Photograph: 15 x 22.5 cm (5.9 x 8.8 in). Cardboard case: 17 x 25 cm (6,7 x 9,8 in). [JS]. • Rare. One of only 128 copies of the signed de-luxe edition with a signed and hand-painted photograph of Gerhard Richter. • Unique character: A different detail was chosen for each original photograph which was also overpainted by Richter. • Fascinating detailed photographic documentation of Richter"s early abstract work .

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