A.R. Penck

German, 1939–2017

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A.R. Penck

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German, 1939–2017

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$3,276
Untitled (K. 108), 1984
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Print
Screenprint in colors, on wove paper
87.6 x 87.9 cm
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$3,276
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Untitled (K. 108), 1984
Screenprint in colors, on wove paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$3,276
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Print
87.6 x 87.9 cm
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Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
$3,276
£9,375
Sketch for cover of Artscribe no. 43, 1983
Sold on Mar 30, 2021
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
46.0 x 34.0 cm
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£9,375
Auction Sale
Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
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A. R. PENCK (1939-2017) signed 'a. r. penck' (lower centre) ink on paper 133⁄8 x 181⁄8in. (34 x 46cm.) Executed in 1983
Sketch for cover of Artscribe no. 43, 1983
ink on paper
Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
£9,375
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Work on Paper
46.0 x 34.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£9,375
Description
A. R. PENCK (1939-2017) signed 'a. r. penck' (lower centre) ink on paper 133⁄8 x 181⁄8in. (34 x 46cm.) Executed in 1983
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Sketch for cover of Artscribe no. 43, 1983
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
46.0 x 34.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
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A. R. PENCK (1939-2017) signed 'a. r. penck' (lower centre) ink on paper 133⁄8 x 181⁄8in. (34 x 46cm.) Executed in 1983
Sketch for cover of Artscribe no. 43, 1983
ink on paper
Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
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Work on Paper
46.0 x 34.0 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
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A. R. PENCK (1939-2017) signed 'a. r. penck' (lower centre) ink on paper 133⁄8 x 181⁄8in. (34 x 46cm.) Executed in 1983
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Zen-Trum, 1987
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Sculpture
patinated bronze
24.13 x 114.3 x 22.86 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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A.R. PENCK (1939-2017) incised with the artist's signature and number 'a.r. Penck 6/6'; stamped with foundry mark 'Jirotka Cologne' and stamped with Galerie Michael Werner mark ‘GMW’ (on the edge of the base) patinated bronze 45 x 9 ½ x 9 ½in. (114.4 x 24 x 24cm.) Executed in 1987, this work is number six from an edition of six
Zen-Trum, 1987
patinated bronze
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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Sculpture
24.13 x 114.3 x 22.86 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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A.R. PENCK (1939-2017) incised with the artist's signature and number 'a.r. Penck 6/6'; stamped with foundry mark 'Jirotka Cologne' and stamped with Galerie Michael Werner mark ‘GMW’ (on the edge of the base) patinated bronze 45 x 9 ½ x 9 ½in. (114.4 x 24 x 24cm.) Executed in 1987, this work is number six from an edition of six
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Für Jochen Hiltmann, 1979
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
175.3 x 130.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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A.R. PENCK (1939-2017) signed 'A.R. Penck' (on the stretcher); titled 'Y für J Hiltmann' (upper right) oil on canvas 51 1/8 x 69in. (130 x 175.3cm.) Painted in 1979
Für Jochen Hiltmann, 1979
oil on canvas
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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Painting
175.3 x 130.0 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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A.R. PENCK (1939-2017) signed 'A.R. Penck' (on the stretcher); titled 'Y für J Hiltmann' (upper right) oil on canvas 51 1/8 x 69in. (130 x 175.3cm.) Painted in 1979
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Untitled (zu "Kleines Idol"), 1987
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
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Work on Paper
wax crayon on paper
20.32 x 27.62 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed wax crayon on paper Sheet: 10⅞ by 8 in. (27.6 by 20.3 cm.) Framed: 17¾ by 14⅜ in. (45.1 by 36.5 cm.) Executed in 1987.
Untitled (zu "Kleines Idol"), 1987
wax crayon on paper
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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20.32 x 27.62 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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signed wax crayon on paper Sheet: 10⅞ by 8 in. (27.6 by 20.3 cm.) Framed: 17¾ by 14⅜ in. (45.1 by 36.5 cm.) Executed in 1987.
$4,410
Untitled (zu Kleines Denkmal fur Great Britain), 1987
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
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Work on Paper
wax crayon and pen on paper
20.32 x 27.62 cm
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Realized Price
$4,410
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed wax crayon and pen on paper Sheet: 10⅞ by 8 in. (27.6 by 20.3 cm.) Framed: 17¾ by 14⅜ in. (45.1 by 36.5 cm.) Executed in 1987.
Untitled (zu Kleines Denkmal fur Great Britain), 1987
wax crayon and pen on paper
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
$4,410
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Work on Paper
20.32 x 27.62 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$4,410
Description
signed wax crayon and pen on paper Sheet: 10⅞ by 8 in. (27.6 by 20.3 cm.) Framed: 17¾ by 14⅜ in. (45.1 by 36.5 cm.) Executed in 1987.
Price not available
Die Wurzeln des Kalten Krieges, 1980
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
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Painting
Oil on canvas
100.0 x 70.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Description
Die Wurzeln des Kalten Krieges. 1980. Oil on canvas. Stretcher with hand-written title. 70 x 100 cm (27.5 x 39.3 in). [SM]. • "Die Wurzeln des Kalten Krieges" (The Roots of the Cold War) was painted the year A. R. Penck fled the GDR. • The vigorous brushwork goes hand in hand with the pressing movement of the forms from left to right, expressively staged in a visually impressive manner. • The tensions between East and West, between the most important spheres of power on Earth after the Second World War, become evident in this picture. PROVENANCE: Galerie Werner, Cologne (with a label on the stretcher). Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich. Collection Haniel, Duisburg (since 1984, acquired directly from the aforementioned). LITERATURE: Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH, Die Sammlung Haniel, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, Tübingen, Berlin 2010, with color illu. on pp. 211 and 224. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.37 h +/- 20 min.
Die Wurzeln des Kalten Krieges, 1980
Oil on canvas
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Price not available
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Painting
100.0 x 70.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
Die Wurzeln des Kalten Krieges. 1980. Oil on canvas. Stretcher with hand-written title. 70 x 100 cm (27.5 x 39.3 in). [SM]. • "Die Wurzeln des Kalten Krieges" (The Roots of the Cold War) was painted the year A. R. Penck fled the GDR. • The vigorous brushwork goes hand in hand with the pressing movement of the forms from left to right, expressively staged in a visually impressive manner. • The tensions between East and West, between the most important spheres of power on Earth after the Second World War, become evident in this picture. PROVENANCE: Galerie Werner, Cologne (with a label on the stretcher). Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich. Collection Haniel, Duisburg (since 1984, acquired directly from the aforementioned). LITERATURE: Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH, Die Sammlung Haniel, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, Tübingen, Berlin 2010, with color illu. on pp. 211 and 224. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.37 h +/- 20 min.
$1,386
The Secret Box of Jazz, 1987
Sold on Dec 10, 2020
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Sculpture
engraved steel box with nine engraved steel plates
12.0 x 12.0 x 12.0 cm
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$1,386
Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE incised with the artist's signature and numbered Nr 12 engraved steel box with nine engraved steel plates 4¾ by 4¾ by 4¾ in. (12 by 12 by 12 cm.) Executed in 1987, this work is number 12 from an edition of 30.
The Secret Box of Jazz, 1987
engraved steel box with nine engraved steel plates
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
$1,386
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Sculpture
12.0 x 12.0 x 12.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$1,386
Description
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE incised with the artist's signature and numbered Nr 12 engraved steel box with nine engraved steel plates 4¾ by 4¾ by 4¾ in. (12 by 12 by 12 cm.) Executed in 1987, this work is number 12 from an edition of 30.
£17,640
Untitled, 1994
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
50.8 x 64.7 cm
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Realized Price
£17,640
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
signed gouache on paper 64.7 by 50.8 cm. 25½ by 20 in. framed: 93.5 by 72.3 cm. 36⅞ by 28½ in. Executed in 1994.
Untitled, 1994
gouache on paper
Dec 3, 2020
Sotheby's
£17,640
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Work on Paper
50.8 x 64.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£17,640
Description
signed gouache on paper 64.7 by 50.8 cm. 25½ by 20 in. framed: 93.5 by 72.3 cm. 36⅞ by 28½ in. Executed in 1994.
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