GERHARD RICHTER b. 1932
Born in Dresden 1932 (German)
Title: Square with Shadow, from: Nine Objects | Neun Objekte, 1969
Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Numbered Offset Lithograph on Firm Wove Paper
Paper size: 44.9 x 44.9 cm. / 17.7 x 17.7 in.
Additional Information: This offset lithograph is hand signed and dated in pencil by the artist “Richter, 1969” at the lower right margins.
It is Hand Numbered in pencil “51/80” at the lower right margin.
It was printed by Hoppe & Werry, Mulheim an der Ruhr and co-published by Galerie Heiner Friedrich and Verlag G. v. Pape, Munich in 1969 in a limited edition of 80 impressions with 20 artist’s proofs.
This impression is illustrated in the Gerhard Richter official website.
Note: In this portfolio Richter produced very elaborate optical illusions. He constructed the nine three-dimensional objects himself and photographed them in everyday environments.
Then he had the photographs professionally retouched so that the constructions appeared spatially impossible. He then re-photographed the reworked images and printed them using the offset technique.
1. Butin, H. (2013). Catalogue Raisonné. Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2013. Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz.
Reference: Butin 26 h (Previously 1971: no. 18, 1993: no. 20)
Condition: Excellent condition.