48 Portraits

1998 48 parts, each panel: 68.9 cm x 53.9 cm Editions CR: 94

Photographs on Baryta paper between matt Plexiglas and Dibond plates

48 photographs per edition after the oil paintings 48 Portraits [CR: 324/1-48] from 1971/72, made by Richter for the Venice Biennale in 1972.
 

Edition:

  • 4 copies, signed in felt-tip pen, numbered on reverse, titled and dated on label  on reverse.
  • 2 artist's proof, signed in felt-tip pen, numbered in Roman numerals, titled and dated on label on reverse, marked on reverse: a.p.
  • 3 trial proofs (only Oscar Wilde), signed in felt-tip pen, dated on reverse, marked on reverse: Probe.
  • 1 trial proof (only Thomas Mann), signed in felt-tip pen, numbered on reverse, dated on reverse, marked on reverse: Probe.

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

The National Gallery in Prague, Prague (2017)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

9788070356463

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 80 
Illustrated: p. 10 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar / Fajt, Jiří   2017

Publisher

Edition Folkwang / Steidl, Göttingen (2017)

Editor

Museum Folkwang

Details

Softcover, 63 pages

ISBN

9783958293564

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 18 
Illustrated: pp. 16, 19 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Die Editionen   2017

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735193

ISBN

3775735194

Language

English, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 127, 131, 265 
Discussed: p. 129 
Illustrated: p. 265 (colour) 

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

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Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas  2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735186

ISBN

3775735186

Language

German, German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 126, 130, 265 
Discussed: p. 128 
Illustrated: p. 265 (colour) 

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

...
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Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas  2014

Publisher

Prestel, München (2012)

Editor

Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 297 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Panorama: Retrospektive Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine  2012

Publisher

Édition du Centre Pompidou, Paris (2012)

Editor

Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille

Details

Hardback, 304 pages

ISBN

978-2844265746

ISBN

284426574X

Languages

French, English, French, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 297 
Illustrated: pp. 108 - 109 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter, Panorama: une rétrospective = a retrospective Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine  2012

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2011)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783863350567

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

2nd ed.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 8 

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Atlas displays 783 plates of Gerhard Richter’s Atlas. Atlas is a collection of photographs, newspaper cuttings and sketches, which the artist compiled and then arranged on single sheets

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2011

Publisher

Tate Publishing, London (2011)

Details

Softcover, 288 pages

ISBN

1854379453

ISBN

978-1854379450

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 287, 288, 297 
Illustrated: p. 288 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Panorama: A Retrospective Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine  2011

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 396 
Discussed: p. 225 

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter, Maler gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre

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Gerhard Richter, Maler Elger, Dietmar  2008

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2006)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783883758015

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition that completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 8 

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2006

Publisher

Thames & Hudson, London (2006)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9780500970171

Language

English

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition,which completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 8 

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2006

Publisher

Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf in association with D.A.P Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY (2005)

Details

Hardback, 324 pages

ISBN

9783937572215

ISBN

393757221X

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 43 

Exhibitions

This catalogue raisonné records Richter’s works in the years 1993-2004. In his work, Gerhard Richter calls into question painting's boundaries, and the labels applied to painting and theories connected with them

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Gerhard Richter. Catalogue Raisonné 1993–2004 Zweite, Armin  2005
Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2004)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan

Details

Hardback, 320 pages

ISBN

3775714316

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 96, 98, 243 
Illustrated: p. 243 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue raisonné of Gerhard Richters editions 1965–2004 was published to coincide with exhibitions in Bonn, Lucerne, Emden, Tübingen and Salzburg

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Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004   2004

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 251 
Discussed: p. 250 

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter, Maler gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre

...
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Gerhard Richter, Maler Elger, Dietmar  2002

Publisher

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (2000)

Details

Unknown binding, 6 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 4 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections Wylie, Charles  2000

Publisher

Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London (1998)

Details

Softcover, 112 pages

ISBN

0947564780

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Notes

The publication contains a catalogue raisonné of his paintings from 1993 to 1998

ArtworkIllustrated: pp. 77, 78, 79, 80, 81 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter 1998 Hentschel, Martin / Friedel, Helmut  1998