Art (1945-contemporary) > Figurative Painting (70s - contemporary) Gerhard Richter - Biography
Kerze I. 1988.
Offset in colors.
Butin 64. Signed. From an edition of 250 copies. On offset paper. 87.7 x 94.4 cm (34.5 x 37.1 in).
After the oil painting "Kerze" from 1982, however, inverted. Richter originally used the motif for the poster of his solo show at the Mönchehaus-Museum für moderne Kunst in Goslar in 1988. The white print was replaced with a large hand-written signature. Published by Verein zur Förderung moderner Kunst e.V. (at the Mönchehaus-Museum für moderne Kunst), Goslar 1988. [JK].
• Iconic motif in the œuvre of the exceptional German artist.
• In 2015, the oil painting "Kerze" was sold in London for 12 million euro.
• Richter makes photo-mechanic reproduction techniques, which prevail in his editions, a modern means of expression that is on an equal footing with classic print techniques.
PROVENANCE: Private collection.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.