Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 940 / Prints and MultiplesWednesday, 24 November 2021, 06:30 pm

Gerhard Richter, Augenklinik (Eye Clinic)

Lot 940

Gerhard Richter, 1932 (DE)

Augenklinik (Eye Clinic), 1966

Offset print.
H 839 mm W 593 mm.

One of 350 copies. (Frame).

CHF5'000 / 7'000
EUR4'600 / 6'400
USD5'400 / 7'500

Hammer Price: CHF 6'500

Provenance:
Galerie Lempert, Bonn;
Swiss Private Property, in the 1970's acquired from the above gallery.

Literature:
Hubertus Butin, Stefan Gronert, Thomas Olbricht. Gerhard Richter, Editionen 1965-2013. Ostfildern 2014. No. 4;
Gerhard Richter Online Catalogue. Illustration and referral to the Catalogue raisonné of the editions.

Annotation:

Based on a photograph of the eye clinic of the polyclinic in Burgstadt, then managed by Richter’s father-in-law, Prof. Dr. Heinrich Eufinger. There are only very few copies left, because most of the works were destroyed (see. Butin).

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