Sigmar Polke (German, 1941-2010) Freundinnen II 1967

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Lot 2AR
Sigmar Polke
(German, 1941-2010)
Freundinnen II
1967
Sold for £ 118,750 (US$ 156,259) inc. premium

Lot Details
Sigmar Polke (German, 1941-2010)
Freundinnen II
1967

signed, dated 67 and inscribed kolorierter Probedruck
gouache and lithograph on card

47.9 by 60.8 cm.
18 7/8 by 23 15/16 in.

This work is unique; it is from a series of 25 hand-coloured works.

Footnotes

  • We are grateful to the Estate of Sigmar Polke, Cologne, for the information kindly provided.

    Provenance
    Private Collection, Germany (acquired directly from the artist circa 1970)
    Thence by descent to the present owner

    Exhibited
    Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Sigmar Polke: Fotografien, 1990, p. 192, no. 191b, another example illustrated in colour
    Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Sigmar Polke: Editionen, n.p., another example illustrated in colour
    Berlin, me Collectors Room Berlin/Olbricht Foundation, Sigmar Polke - The Editions, 2017, p. 9, another example illustrated in colour

    Literature
    Jürgen Becker and Claus von der Osten Ed., Sigmar Polke: The Editioned Works 1963-2000 Catalogue Raisonné, Ostfildern 2000, p. 15, no. 4, another example illustrated in colour
    Stefan Gronert, Sigmar Polke: Girlfriends, London 2017, p. 19, two other examples illustrated in colour
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