Bernd and Hilla Becher

German, 1931 and 1934

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Bernd and Hilla Becher

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German, 1931 and 1934

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Grain Elevators, 1934-2015
Sold on Oct 7, 2020
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gelatin silver print, in ten parts
81.9 x 256.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) Grain Elevators signed and numbered in sequence 'C1-10 Bernd Becher Hilla Becher' (on the reverse of each mount) gelatin silver print, in ten parts each image : 12 1/8 x 15 5/8 in. (30.8 x 39.7 cm.) each mount: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.) overall: 32 ¼ x 101 in. (81.9 x 256.5 cm.) Executed in 1978.
Grain Elevators, 1934-2015
gelatin silver print, in ten parts
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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81.9 x 256.5 cm
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Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) Grain Elevators signed and numbered in sequence 'C1-10 Bernd Becher Hilla Becher' (on the reverse of each mount) gelatin silver print, in ten parts each image : 12 1/8 x 15 5/8 in. (30.8 x 39.7 cm.) each mount: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.) overall: 32 ¼ x 101 in. (81.9 x 256.5 cm.) Executed in 1978.
$187,500
New York Water Towers, 1978-1979, 1934-2015
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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gelatin silver print, in fifteen parts
40.6 x 31.4 cm
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$187,500
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _New York Water Towers, _1978-1979 gelatin silver print, in fifteen parts each sheet: 16 x 12 3/8 in. (40.6 x 31.4 cm.) This work is unique and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Max Becher.
New York Water Towers, 1978-1979, 1934-2015
gelatin silver print, in fifteen parts
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$187,500
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40.6 x 31.4 cm
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Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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$187,500
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _New York Water Towers, _1978-1979 gelatin silver print, in fifteen parts each sheet: 16 x 12 3/8 in. (40.6 x 31.4 cm.) This work is unique and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Max Becher.
£52,500
Wassertürme (Water Towers), 1934-2015
Sold on Oct 5, 2019
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gelatin silver print, in four parts
40.1 x 31cm
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£52,500
Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _Wassertürme (Water Towers)_ (i) signed, numbered and inscribed with sequence map 'Bernd Becher Hilla Becher 1' (on the reverse) (ii)-(iv) consecutively numbered '2-4' (on the reverse) gelatin silver print, in four parts each sheet: 15 ¾ x 12 ¼in. (40.1 x 31cm.) Executed in 1980, this work is unique
Wassertürme (Water Towers), 1934-2015
gelatin silver print, in four parts
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
£52,500
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40.1 x 31cm
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Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
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£52,500
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _Wassertürme (Water Towers)_ (i) signed, numbered and inscribed with sequence map 'Bernd Becher Hilla Becher 1' (on the reverse) (ii)-(iv) consecutively numbered '2-4' (on the reverse) gelatin silver print, in four parts each sheet: 15 ¾ x 12 ¼in. (40.1 x 31cm.) Executed in 1980, this work is unique
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New York Water Towers, 1978-1979
Sold on Jun 26, 2019
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Photographed in 1978-1979 and printed in 2003, this work is unique
40.6 x 31.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2019
Christie's
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _New York Water Towers_ gelatin silver print, in fifteen parts each sheet: 16 x 12 3/8 in. (40.6 x 31.4 cm.) Photographed in 1978-1979 and printed in 2003, this work is unique
New York Water Towers, 1978-1979
Photographed in 1978-1979 and printed in 2003, this work is unique
Jun 26, 2019
Christie's
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40.6 x 31.4 cm
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Jun 26, 2019
Christie's
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _New York Water Towers_ gelatin silver print, in fifteen parts each sheet: 16 x 12 3/8 in. (40.6 x 31.4 cm.) Photographed in 1978-1979 and printed in 2003, this work is unique
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£18,750
KÜHLTÜRME' (COOLING TOWERS) (2 WORKS), 1965-67
Sold on May 17, 2018
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Two silver prints, each signed and dated in black ink by Bernd Becher in the lower right corner. With the artist's copyright stamp on the verso. Mounted and framed.
40 x 30 cm
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£18,750
Auction Sale
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
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Two silver prints, each signed and dated in black ink by Bernd Becher in the lower right corner. With the artist's copyright stamp on the verso. Mounted and framed. Each sheet approx. 40 x 30 cm (15¾ x 11¾ in.)
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KÜHLTÜRME' (COOLING TOWERS) (2 WORKS), 1965-67
Two silver prints, each signed and dated in black ink by Bernd Becher in the lower right corner. With the artist's copyright stamp on the verso. Mounted and framed.
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
£18,750
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40 x 30 cm
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May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
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£18,750
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Two silver prints, each signed and dated in black ink by Bernd Becher in the lower right corner. With the artist's copyright stamp on the verso. Mounted and framed. Each sheet approx. 40 x 30 cm (15¾ x 11¾ in.)
No artwork image
£28,000
Fachwerkhäuser des Siegener Industriegebiets
Sold on Mar 9, 2018
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gelatin silver print, in 2 parts
40.5 x 31 cm
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£28,000
Auction Sale
Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
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No artwork image
Fachwerkhäuser des Siegener Industriegebiets
gelatin silver print, in 2 parts
Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
£28,000
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40.5 x 31 cm
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Mar 9, 2018
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£28,000
$25,000
Water Tower, 548 West 22nd Street, New York, U.S.A, 1934-2015
Sold on Mar 1, 2018
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gelatin silver print
63.2 x 48.9 cm
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$25,000
Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2018
Christie's
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _Water Tower, 548 West 22nd Street, New York, U.S.A._ signed, titled, numbered and dated ‘Bernd Becher Hilla Becher WT NEW YORK 548 WEST 22 ST. 1989 Ed 3/5’ (on the reverse) gelatin silver print 24 7/8 x 19 ¼ in. (63.2 x 48.9 cm.) Executed in 1989. This work is number three from an edition of five.
Water Tower, 548 West 22nd Street, New York, U.S.A, 1934-2015
gelatin silver print
Mar 1, 2018
Christie's
$25,000
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63.2 x 48.9 cm
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Mar 1, 2018
Christie's
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$25,000
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015) _Water Tower, 548 West 22nd Street, New York, U.S.A._ signed, titled, numbered and dated ‘Bernd Becher Hilla Becher WT NEW YORK 548 WEST 22 ST. 1989 Ed 3/5’ (on the reverse) gelatin silver print 24 7/8 x 19 ¼ in. (63.2 x 48.9 cm.) Executed in 1989. This work is number three from an edition of five.
No artwork image
$2,200
5 Ansichten eines Kalksilos in Duisburg-Ruhrort Suite
Sold on Oct 17, 2017
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The complete set of five offset lithographs, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
50.8 x 35.2 cm
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$2,200
Auction Sale
Oct 17, 2017
Phillips
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5 Ansichten eines Kalksilos in Duisburg-Ruhrort Suite
The complete set of five offset lithographs, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
Oct 17, 2017
Phillips
$2,200
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50.8 x 35.2 cm
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Oct 17, 2017
Phillips
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$2,200
No artwork image
$4,200
Kies-und Schotterwerke (Gravel Plants), Image III, from Typologies
Sold on Oct 17, 2017
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Digital pigment print.
89.9 x 112.4 cm
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$4,200
Auction Sale
Oct 17, 2017
Phillips
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No artwork image
Kies-und Schotterwerke (Gravel Plants), Image III, from Typologies
Digital pigment print.
Oct 17, 2017
Phillips
$4,200
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89.9 x 112.4 cm
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Oct 17, 2017
Phillips
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$4,200
No artwork image
$35,000
Winding Towers
Sold on Oct 3, 2017
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Two gelatin silver prints, mounted together as a diptych.
27 x 54 cm
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$35,000
Auction Sale
Oct 3, 2017
Phillips
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No artwork image
Winding Towers
Two gelatin silver prints, mounted together as a diptych.
Oct 3, 2017
Phillips
$35,000
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27 x 54 cm
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Oct 3, 2017
Phillips
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$35,000
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