Eis
Ice

1981 20 cm x 12 cm Editions CR: 58

Artist's book (paperback with flaps), each individual cover completely painted in enamel

Artist's book with 160 pages and 213 illustrations, whose covers were painted in coloured lacquer based on photographs of Greenland. There are 9 trial proofs of laquer paint on cardboard (11 x 32 cm and 32 x 43 cm respectively) that are numbered, signed in black felt-tip pen and in part inscribed: Probe or Probe für Eis.

 

Edition:

  • 90 copies, signed in pencil, numbered on the first page.
  • 10 copies, signed in pencil, numbered with Roman numerals on the first and last page.
  • 16 artist's proofs, signed in pencil, marked on the first page: a.p.
  • 1 artist's proof without inside flaps, signed in pencil, marked on the first and last page: a.p.
  • 2 copies, unmarked.
  • Unknown (low) number of copies with offset printed colour cover, unmarked.

Christie's (online auction): 28 July 2020

Estimate: GBP 400,000 – 600,000
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Van Ham Kunstauktionen, Cologne, Germany: 10 June 2020

Notes:

Outside Edition of 126


Estimate: EUR 30,000 – 50,000 USD 34,129 – 56,882
Sold For:
EUR 26,000 (Hammer price)
USD 29,578

Christie's, Paris, France: 04 December 2019

Notes:

Edition: 21/90


Estimate: EUR 35,000 – 50,000 USD 38,725 – 55,321
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Christie's, Paris, France: 05 December 2018

Notes:

Edition: 55/90


Estimate: EUR 45,000 – 65,000 USD 50,762 – 73,324
Sold For:
EUR 65,000 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 73,893

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft, Köln (2017)

Editor

Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 163 pages

ISBN

9783864422003

Languages

German, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 148-149 
Illustrated: pp. 150-151 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Unikate in Serie / Unique Pieces in Series Butin, Hubertus  2017

Publisher

Duke University Press, Durham (2017)

Details

Softcover, 163 pages

ISBN

9780822370017

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 43 
Unconsolable Contemporary: Observing Gerhard Richter Rabinow, Paul  2017

Publisher

Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf (2017)

Editor

Ludorff, Rainer M. / Ludorff, Manuel

Details

Softcover, 90 pages

ISBN

9783942248334

Languages

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 12, 22, 88 
Illustrated: pp. 66-67, 88 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Nach der Natur Schenk, Jonas  2017

Publisher

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow (2016)

Editor

Allenova, Ekaterina / d'Amora, Delphine

Details

Softcover, 151 pages

ISBN

9785905110818

Languages

Russian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 142, 149 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Abstraction and Appearance Moorhouse, Paul  2016

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: p. 227 
Illustrated: p. 227 (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: p. 227 
Illustrated: p. 227 (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

Harper Perennial, New York, NY (2013)

Details

Softcover, 411 pages

ISBN

978-0062230171

ISBN

0062230174

Language

English, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 228 
This Explains Everything. Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works Brockman, John / Diamond, Jared / Dawkins, Richard / Taleb, Nassim / Eno, Brian / Pinker, Steven / Obrist, Hans-Ulrich  2013

Publisher

Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf (2013)

Details

Softcover, 61 pages

ISBN

9783942248129

Languages

German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: pp. 30-31, 32-33 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Abstrakte Bilder Ludorff, Rainer M. / Ludorff, Manuel / Schneede, Uwe M.  2013

Publisher

Prestel, München (2012)

Editor

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

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 133 (colour) 

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. 289 
Discussed: p. 11 

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. 11 

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

Marsilio, Venezia (2011)

Details

Softcover, 219 pages

ISBN

9788831711128

Language

Italian

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 194 
Il bordo del mondo: La forma sguardo nella pittura di Gerhard Richter Garbin, Emanuele  2011

Publisher

Tate Publishing, London (2011)

Details

Softcover, 288 pages

ISBN

1854379453

ISBN

978-1854379450

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 87, 132, 289 
Illustrated: p. 133 (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

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. 11 

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. 11 

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

...
More Details
Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2006
Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004
Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004   2004

Publisher

Gli Ori, Prato (1999)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

8887700079

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 20, 33 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Corà, Bruno / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Chevrier, Jean Francois / Moscati, Italo  1999
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986