polke/richter – richter/polke

Christie's Mayfair, London, UK

25 April 2014 – 07 July 2014

Vierwaldstätter See
Lake Lucerne

1969 120 cm x 150 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 226-2

Oil on canvas

Christie's, London, UK: 11 February 2015

Estimate: GBP 10,000,000 – 15,000,000 USD 15,000,000 – 20,000,000
Sold For:
GBP 15,762,500 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 24,006,288

Daros Collection, Zurich, Switzerland



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. 12 
Illustrated: p. 10 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar / Fajt, Jiří   2017

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2011)

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9783775726399

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 41 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter. Landscapes Butin, Hubertus / Bätschmann, Oskar / Elger, Dietmar  2011

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2011)

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9783775726382

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 174 
Illustrated: p. 41 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter. Landschaften Butin, Hubertus / Bätschmann, Oskar / Elger, Dietmar  2011

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2011)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783863350567

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

2nd ed.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 853 

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

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 195 

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

Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen (2007)

Details

Unknown binding, 126 pages

ISBN

9783940004239

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 103 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Paint It Blue. ACT Art Collection Siegfried Loch Ahrens, Carsten  2007

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. 853 

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. 853 

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
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

Publisher

Haus der Kunst, München (1973)

Details

Softcover, 300 pages

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Grosse Kunstausstellung München 1973. Landschaft, Figur und Objekt in der Landschaft   1973

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 41 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. 36. Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione tedesco = 36. Biennale in Venedig, Deutscher Pavilion = 36. Biennale in Venice, German Pavilion Honisch, Dieter / Helms, Dietrich / Honnef, Klaus / Ohff, Heinz / Dienst, Rolf Gunther / Schön, Rolf / Polke, Sigmar  1972

Detailed photographs of the artwork:

7 related publications

Title Author Date

In

Monopol. Magazin für Kunst und Leben

Issue

26 March 2014

ISBN

1614-5445

Language

English

Category

Online Publications
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Exhibitions

Bed, Bath & Beyond. Polke & Richter in London Schachter, Kenny  2014

Publisher

Christie's, London (2014)

Details

Softcover, 173 pages

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Polke / Richter. Richter / Polke Brown, Robert / Chisholm, Faith / Elger, Dietmar / Lloyd, Jill / Murken, Axel Hinrich / Murken-Altrogge, Christa / Schachter, Kenny  2014

In

Die Welt

Issue

14 June 2014

Language

German

Category

Newspaper Articles
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Exhibitions

Alte Freunde hängen zusammen Bürklin, Heidi  2014

In

Focus online

Issue

04 May 2014

Language

German

Category

Online Publications
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Exhibitions

Richter und Polke: Ausstellung in London dpa  2014

In

Deutsche Welle

Issue

25 April 2014

Language

German

Category

Online Publications
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Exhibitions

Richter und Polke in London vereint nf/pg  2014

In

Artlyst

Issue

27 April 2014

Language

English

Category

Online Publications
Read Article

Exhibitions

Polke/ Richter: Two Artists Spiralling Apart On A Vastly Different Stylistic Trajectory Yeung, Peter  2014

In

Artlyst

Issue

14 April 2014

Language

English

Category

Online Publications
Read Article

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter and Sigmar Polke: Two Giants Of Painting. New London Exhibition   2014