Lot 24. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Untitled (5.5.89), signed and dated 5.5.89, oil on photograph, 5 7/8 by 4 in., 14.9 by 10.2 cm.
Executed in 1989, this work will be included in the forthcoming publication Gerhard Richter: Overpainted Photographs, A Comprehensive Catalogue being compiled by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Joseph Hage.
Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Note: "Almost all the abstract paintings show scenarios, surroundings and landscapes that don’t exist, but they create the impression that they could exist. As though they were photographs of scenarios and regions that had never yet been seen." Gerhard Richter
Sotheby's. Contemporary Curated featuring works from "In Its Own Light: Property from the Collection of Ed Cohen and Victoria Shaw", New York, 02 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM