Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting

Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA

05 October 2002 – 11 January 2003

Vermalung (braun)
Inpainting (brown)

1972 270 cm x 480 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 325/1-120

Oil on canvas

CR: 325/1-120 and Editions CR: 46 are identical and indexed in both catalogues raisonnées.

VAN HAM Kunstauktionen, Cologne, Germany: 02 December 2010

CR: 325-34
Estimate: EUR 14,000 – 18,000 USD 18,523 – 23,815
Sold For:
EUR 17,000 (Hammer price)
USD 22,492

Est-Ouest Auctions, Hong Kong, SAR of China: 26 November 2010

Estimate: HKD 130,000 – 160,000 USD 16,754 – 20,620
Sold For:
HKD 170,000 (Hammer price)
USD 21,909

Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Germany: 02 June 2010

CR: 325-5
Estimate: EUR 15,000 – 20,000 USD 19,943 – 26,592
Sold For:
EUR 17,000
USD 22,603

Ketterer Kunst, Munich, Germany: 12 December 2009

CR: 325-8
Estimate: EUR 10,000 – 12,000 USD 14,949 – 17,939
Sold For:
EUR 14,640 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 21,561

Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Germany: 05 December 2009

CR: 325-17
Estimate: EUR 15,000 – 20,000 USD 22,472 – 29,962
Sold For:
EUR 15,000 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 22,472

Christie's, New York, USA: 11 November 2009

CR: 325-61
Estimate: USD 15,000 – 20,000
Sold For:
USD 50,000 (incl. buyer’s premium)

Ketterer Kunst, Munich, Germany: 05 December 2007

CR: 325-27
Sold For:
EUR 21,600 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 32,616

Ketterer Kunst, Munich, Germany: 12 June 2007

CR: 325-111
Sold For:
EUR 30,600 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 46,206

Ketterer Kunst, Munich, Germany: 05 December 2006

CR: 325-48
Sold For:
EUR 23,800 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 35,938

Artcurial, Paris, France: 28 June 2005

Estimate: EUR 13,000 – 15,000 USD 16,029 – 18,495
Sold For:
Bought in

Christie's, London, UK: 11 December 2003

CR: 325-92
Estimate: GBP 6,000 – 8,000 USD 10,434 – 13,912
Sold For:
GBP 6,815 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 11,851

Christie's, London, UK: 27 June 2003

CR: 325-108
Estimate: GBP 6,000 – 8,000 USD 9,948 – 13,264
Sold For:
GBP 7,409 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 12,284

Christie's, London, UK: 27 June 2003

CR: 325-43
Estimate: GBP 7,000 – 9,000 USD 11,606 – 14,922
Sold For:
GBP 9,560 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 15,850

Sotheby's, London, UK: 07 February 2003

CR: 325-13
Estimate: GBP 5,000 – 7,000 USD 8,157 – 11,422
Sold For:
GBP 19,200 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 31,326

Sotheby's, London, UK: 28 June 2001

CR: 325-74, 325-75, 325-86, 325-87
Estimate: GBP 20,000 – 30,000 USD 27,502 – 41,254
Sold For:
GBP 21,200 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 29,994

Sotheby's, London, UK: 26 October 2000

CR: 325-84
Estimate: GBP 7,000 – 9,000 USD 10,208 – 13,125
Sold For:
GBP 8,400 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 12,180

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Prestel, München (2011)

Details

Softcover, 128 pages

ISBN

9783791346168

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 13 

Gerhard Richter. Rot, Gelb, Blau by Helmut Friedel analyses and contextualises the paintings Red, Yellow and Blue [CR: 345/1-3] commissioned by BMW for their Munich headquarters, within the context of Richter’s œuvre

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Gerhard Richter. Rot-Gelb-Blau. Die Gemälde für BMW Friedel, Helmut / Storr, Robert  2011
De-natured. German Art from Joseph Beuys to Martin Kippenberger. Selections from the James Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach Collection Kass, Emily / Nisbet, Peter  2011

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

3775722483

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 137 

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
ArtworkMentioned: p. 137 

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
Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965–2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004
Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965–2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004

Publisher

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (2000)

Details

Unknown binding, 6 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 3 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections Wylie, Charles  2000

Publisher

Gli Ori, Prato (1999)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

8887700079

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 16, 30 

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