Fels
Rock

1989 300 cm x 250 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 694

Oil on canvas

Sotheby's, Frankfurt am Main, Germany: 30 November 2002

Estimate: EUR 400,000 – 600,000 USD 400,801 – 601,202
Sold For:
EUR 2,600,000 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 2,605,210

Gerhard Richter Archiv, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany (loan from a private collection)



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. 112 
Illustrated: p. 113 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar / Fajt, Jiří   2017

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2017)

Editor

Dziewior, Yilmaz / Kersting, Rita

Details

Softcover, 70 pages

ISBN

9783960980940

Languages

German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 65-66, IV-V 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Neue Bilder / New Paintings   2017

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2013)

Details

Hardback, 79 pages

ISBN

9783863354534

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 5 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Streifen & Glas Schwarz, Dieter / Storr, Robert  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
ArtworkMentioned: p. 136 

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. 134 

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

Tate Publishing, London (2011)

Details

Softcover, 288 pages

ISBN

1854379453

ISBN

978-1854379450

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 136 

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

Sandstein Verlag, Dresden (2010)

Details

Softcover, 47 pages

ISBN

9783942422222

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Series "Schriften des Gerhard Richter Archiv Dresden ; vol. 7"

ArtworkMentioned: pp. 7, 9-10, 32, 47 
Illustrated: pp. 29, 34 (colour) 

Gerhard Richter in der Dresdener Galerie is the 7th volume from the publications of the Gerhard Richter Archive Dresden

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Gerhard Richter in der Dresdener Galerie. Schriften des Gerhard Richter Archiv Dresden ; Bd. 7 Elger, Dietmar  2010

Publisher

Ernst-Rietschel-Kulturring, Pulsnitz (2010)

Details

Softcover, 35 pages

ISBN

9783981280944

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 9, 27 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Übersicht Schubert, Sabine / Heinze, Helmut  2010

Publisher

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL (2009)

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 312 

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

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Gerhard Richter. A Life in Painting Elger, Dietmar  2009

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 347 

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

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

3775722483

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 75 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder at Museum Ludwig, Cologne and Haus der Kunst, Munich. The exhibitions were dedicated to Gerhard Richter’s abstract pictures

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Gerhard Richter: Abstrakte Bilder Wilmes, Ulrich / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Söntgen, Beate / Stemmrich, Gregor  2008

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

9783775722490

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 75 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder at Museum Ludwig, Cologne and Haus der Kunst, Munich. The exhibitions were dedicated to Gerhard Richter’s abstract pictures

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Gerhard Richter. Large Abstracts Wilmes, Ulrich / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Söntgen, Beate / Stemmrich, Gregor  2008

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. 81 
Illustrated: p. 203 (colour) 

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

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 392 

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

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (1996)

Details

Hardback, 153 pages

ISBN

3775791000

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 26 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Designed by the artist himself, this publication gives a rare insight into one of the most intensive work periods (1995–1996) of Richter’s life

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Gerhard Richter. 100 Pictures Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Pelzer, Birgit / Tosatto, Guy  1996

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (1996)

Details

Hardback, 153 pages

ISBN

3893228519

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 26 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Designed by the artist himself, this publication gives a rare insight into one of the most intensive work periods (1995–1996) of Richter’s life

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Gerhard Richter. 100 Bilder Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Pelzer, Birgit / Tosatto, Guy  1996

Publisher

Edition Cantz, Stuttgart (1990)

Details

Hardback, 341 pages

ISBN

3893221794

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 326 
Illustrated: p. 280 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gegenwart Ewigkeit. Spuren des Transzendenten in der Kunst unserer Zeit Schmied, Wieland / Schilling, Jürgen  1990