Joseph Beuys

German, 1921–1986

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Filzbriefe (Felt Letters) (S. 107)
The complete set of five pieces of white felt, with printed letterhead and inscriptions by Joseph Beuys and Jürg Brodmann.
all 39 x 27.9 cm (15 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Filzbriefe (Felt Letters) (S. 107)
The complete set of five pieces of white felt, with printed letterhead and inscriptions by Joseph Beuys and Jürg Brodmann.
all 39 x 27.9 cm (15 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 166
Holzpostkarte (Wood Postcard) (S. 104); and Filzpostkarte (Felt Postcard) (S. 539)
Two multiples, one screenprint in black on pine, and one screenprint in white on felt, with the accompanying card box stamped with Beuys' <em>Browncross</em> in brown ink.
Holzpostkarte 10.3 x 14.8 x 3.3 cm (4 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.) Filzpostkarte 10.5 x 14.9 x .9 cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 3/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Holzpostkarte (Wood Postcard) (S. 104); and Filzpostkarte (Felt Postcard) (S. 539)
Two multiples, one screenprint in black on pine, and one screenprint in white on felt, with the accompanying card box stamped with Beuys' <em>Browncross</em> in brown ink.
Holzpostkarte 10.3 x 14.8 x 3.3 cm (4 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.) Filzpostkarte 10.5 x 14.9 x .9 cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 3/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 165
Transsibirische Bahn (Trans-Siberian Rail) (S. 325)
Film (16 mm, black and white, sound, 22 minutes), contained in metal tin with railway labels.
36.7 x 36.7 x 3.5 cm (14 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Transsibirische Bahn (Trans-Siberian Rail) (S. 325)
Film (16 mm, black and white, sound, 22 minutes), contained in metal tin with railway labels.
36.7 x 36.7 x 3.5 cm (14 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 164
Erdtelephon (Earth Telephone) (S. 79)
Unique screenprint in colours, on felt board, with the accompanying metal clamp added in 1977.
106.5 x 63.5 x 4 cm (41 7/8 x 25 x 1 5/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Erdtelephon (Earth Telephone) (S. 79)
Unique screenprint in colours, on felt board, with the accompanying metal clamp added in 1977.
106.5 x 63.5 x 4 cm (41 7/8 x 25 x 1 5/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 25
Zwei Fluxus-Objekte: Grüne Geige (Two Fluxus Objects: Green Violin) (S. 135)
Wooden violin painted in green, contained in the original glazed galvanized sheet iron case.
case 36.5 x 62.5 x 17.5 cm (14 3/8 x 24 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Zwei Fluxus-Objekte: Grüne Geige (Two Fluxus Objects: Green Violin) (S. 135)
Wooden violin painted in green, contained in the original glazed galvanized sheet iron case.
case 36.5 x 62.5 x 17.5 cm (14 3/8 x 24 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 24
”Katalog Museum Mönchengladbach”, 1967
2 fold-out brochures, a catalogue of the exhibited works and a felt piece
21.0 x 17.1 x 2.7 cm
Jan 7, 2024Grisebach
”Katalog Museum Mönchengladbach”, 1967
2 fold-out brochures, a catalogue of the exhibited works and a felt piece
21.0 x 17.1 x 2.7 cm
Jan 7, 2024
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1543
”Aufbau”, 1977
Offset on grey paper
30.5 x 43.0 cm
Jan 7, 2024Grisebach
”Aufbau”, 1977
Offset on grey paper
30.5 x 43.0 cm
Jan 7, 2024
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1544
”Ich ernähre mich durch Kraftvergeudung”, 1978
Pencil on cardboard
11.5 x 17.8 cm
Jan 7, 2024Grisebach
”Ich ernähre mich durch Kraftvergeudung”, 1978
Pencil on cardboard
11.5 x 17.8 cm
Jan 7, 2024
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1545
”Für Blinky”, 1980
Silkscreen on paper
79.8 x 53.8 cm
Jan 7, 2024Grisebach
”Für Blinky”, 1980
Silkscreen on paper
79.8 x 53.8 cm
Jan 7, 2024
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1546
Countdown, 2000
Offset lithograph
88.0 x 64.0 cm
Dec 18, 2023Bonhams
Countdown, 2000
Offset lithograph
88.0 x 64.0 cm
Dec 18, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 116
Der Motor, 1980
Offset lithograph
63.5 x 90.0 cm
Dec 18, 2023Bonhams
Der Motor, 1980
Offset lithograph
63.5 x 90.0 cm
Dec 18, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 76
Reichsbanknote 20 Millionen Mark, 1923
Bank bill
8.3 x 19.4 cm
Dec 18, 2023Bonhams
Reichsbanknote 20 Millionen Mark, 1923
Bank bill
8.3 x 19.4 cm
Dec 18, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 77
Kunst = Kapital, 1979
Banknote
6.5 x 13.0 cm
Dec 18, 2023Bonhams
Kunst = Kapital, 1979
Banknote
6.5 x 13.0 cm
Dec 18, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 78
Falschgeld, 1979
Bank bill
5.6 x 12.8 cm
Dec 18, 2023Bonhams
Falschgeld, 1979
Bank bill
5.6 x 12.8 cm
Dec 18, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 79
Adolf Justs LUVOS Heilerde, 1976
Boxed object
11.9 x 8.6 x 4.4 cm
Dec 18, 2023Bonhams
Adolf Justs LUVOS Heilerde, 1976
Boxed object
11.9 x 8.6 x 4.4 cm
Dec 18, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 80
Bruno Corà - Tee, 1975
Coca Cola bottle with herb tea and printed label, in wood box
29.2 x 11.4 x 10.8 cm
Dec 14, 2023Christie's
Bruno Corà - Tee, 1975
Coca Cola bottle with herb tea and printed label, in wood box
29.2 x 11.4 x 10.8 cm
Dec 14, 2023
Christie's
First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 61
Untitled, 1983
graphite and ink on paper
10 x 9.8 cm (3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
Nov 30, 2023Phillips
Untitled, 1983
graphite and ink on paper
10 x 9.8 cm (3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
Nov 30, 2023
Phillips • London
Wired: Online Auction
Lot 94
Untitled (Vitrine), 1969
oil on metal paint bucket, ink on 3 sheets of paper (framed), 4 bars of soap, felt disks and needles, glazed ceramic brick, felt wedge, copper-sulfate on cardboard box in painted wood, steel in glass vitrine
206.4 x 220.3 x 50.0 cm
Nov 16, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled (Vitrine), 1969
oil on metal paint bucket, ink on 3 sheets of paper (framed), 4 bars of soap, felt disks and needles, glazed ceramic brick, felt wedge, copper-sulfate on cardboard box in painted wood, steel in glass vitrine
206.4 x 220.3 x 50.0 cm
Nov 16, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 435
Schlitten (Sled), 1969
felt blanket, fabric straps with metal buckles, flashlight and fat on wooden sled
40.6 x 90.2 x 33.7 cm
Nov 16, 2023Sotheby's
Schlitten (Sled), 1969
felt blanket, fabric straps with metal buckles, flashlight and fat on wooden sled
40.6 x 90.2 x 33.7 cm
Nov 16, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 482
Noiseless Blackboard Eraser, 1974
felt blackboard eraser multiple
5.1 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm
Nov 15, 2023Christie's
Noiseless Blackboard Eraser, 1974
felt blackboard eraser multiple
5.1 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm
Nov 15, 2023
Christie's
Graphic Century
Lot 45
Spur I, 1974
nine lithographs in colours on grey green handmade paper (109-113) and white handmade paper (114-117)
52.0 x 72.0 cm
Nov 14, 2023Sotheby's
Spur I, 1974
nine lithographs in colours on grey green handmade paper (109-113) and white handmade paper (114-117)
52.0 x 72.0 cm
Nov 14, 2023
Sotheby's
Figuration to Abstraction: Expressions of the 20th Century
Lot 231
Sans titre, 1961
graphite and iron chloride on paper
20.0 x 29.0 cm
Oct 19, 2023Christie's
Sans titre, 1961
graphite and iron chloride on paper
20.0 x 29.0 cm
Oct 19, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22527 LOVE STORIES - from the collection of Anne & Wolfgang Titze
Lot 13
Tonnen-Edition, 1973
Screen printing on thick vinyl sheet printed on both sides
46.0 x 45.5 cm
Oct 13, 2023Bonhams
Tonnen-Edition, 1973
Screen printing on thick vinyl sheet printed on both sides
46.0 x 45.5 cm
Oct 13, 2023
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples Online
Lot 168
L'udito
Photolithography in black
30.0 x 23.5 cm
Oct 13, 2023Bonhams
L'udito
Photolithography in black
30.0 x 23.5 cm
Oct 13, 2023
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples Online
Lot 169
”Objekt zum Schmieren und Drehen”, 1972
Tin can with grease, screwdriver, oil paint ("Braunkreuz")
16.0 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Sep 24, 2023Grisebach
”Objekt zum Schmieren und Drehen”, 1972
Tin can with grease, screwdriver, oil paint ("Braunkreuz")
16.0 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Sep 24, 2023
Grisebach
Contemporary
Lot 1180
Untitled, 1963
oil on paper
29.8 x 23.5 cm
Sep 22, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled, 1963
oil on paper
29.8 x 23.5 cm
Sep 22, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 498
”Sonne statt Reagan”, 1982
Colour offset on LP-Cover with vinyl record
30.5 x 30.7 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
”Sonne statt Reagan”, 1982
Colour offset on LP-Cover with vinyl record
30.5 x 30.7 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1016
Hat
Pencil on cardboard
29.2 x 29.9 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
Hat
Pencil on cardboard
29.2 x 29.9 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1011
”Ohne die Rose tun wir's nicht”, 1973
Colour offset on paper
79.9 x 55.8 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
”Ohne die Rose tun wir's nicht”, 1973
Colour offset on paper
79.9 x 55.8 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1012
”Surrender I”, 1974
Offset on paper
7.7 x 21.6 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
”Surrender I”, 1974
Offset on paper
7.7 x 21.6 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1013
Kunst = Kapital, 1979
2 Leporellos: each colour offset on shiny cardboard
26.0 x 20.7 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
Kunst = Kapital, 1979
2 Leporellos: each colour offset on shiny cardboard
26.0 x 20.7 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1014
”Kunst ist, wenn man trotzdem lacht”, 1979
Colour offset on cardboard
10.4 x 20.9 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
”Kunst ist, wenn man trotzdem lacht”, 1979
Colour offset on cardboard
10.4 x 20.9 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1015
Untitled, 1964
oil and graphite on paper
45.4 x 27.9 cm
Jul 10, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled, 1964
oil and graphite on paper
45.4 x 27.9 cm
Jul 10, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 189
"Esse", 1951
woodcut on BFK Rives paper with large margins
26.8 x 25.5 cm
Jun 13, 2023Dorotheum
"Esse", 1951
woodcut on BFK Rives paper with large margins
26.8 x 25.5 cm
Jun 13, 2023
Dorotheum
Modern and Contemporary Prints
Lot 178
Suite Schwurhand (Suite Oath Hand): three plates (S. 345, 361, 363)
Three lithographs with etching and aquatint in colours, with Chine-collé to grey BFK Rives paper (as issued), the full sheets.
two S. 56.5 x 45.4 cm (22 1/4 x 17 7/8 in.) one S. 75.9 x 56.5 cm (29 7/8 x 22 1/4 in.)
Jun 8, 2023Phillips
Suite Schwurhand (Suite Oath Hand): three plates (S. 345, 361, 363)
Three lithographs with etching and aquatint in colours, with Chine-collé to grey BFK Rives paper (as issued), the full sheets.
two S. 56.5 x 45.4 cm (22 1/4 x 17 7/8 in.) one S. 75.9 x 56.5 cm (29 7/8 x 22 1/4 in.)
Jun 8, 2023
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 132
Documente No 1. Abendunterhaltung mit Joseph Beuys, 1977
cardboard box multiple
21.5 x 16 x 2 cm
Jun 2, 2023Bonhams
Documente No 1. Abendunterhaltung mit Joseph Beuys, 1977
cardboard box multiple
21.5 x 16 x 2 cm
Jun 2, 2023
Bonhams • London, Knightsbridge
Prints and Multiples
Lot 308
Documente No 1. Abendunterhaltung mit Joseph Beuys (Schellmann 175), 1977
one postcard and a newspaper together with the offset lithographic poster
21.5 x 16.0 x 2.0 cm
Jun 2, 2023Bonhams
Documente No 1. Abendunterhaltung mit Joseph Beuys (Schellmann 175), 1977
one postcard and a newspaper together with the offset lithographic poster
21.5 x 16.0 x 2.0 cm
Jun 2, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 308
Holzpostkarte (Wood Postcard); Filzpostkarte (Felt Postcard) (Schellmann 104; 539), 1974
Two screenprints, on pinewood and felt
10.5 x 15.0 x 3.3 cm
Jun 2, 2023Bonhams
Holzpostkarte (Wood Postcard); Filzpostkarte (Felt Postcard) (Schellmann 104; 539), 1974
Two screenprints, on pinewood and felt
10.5 x 15.0 x 3.3 cm
Jun 2, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 309
Capri-Batterie, 1985
light bulb with socket, in original wooden box with screen-printed title
May 31, 2023Christie's
Capri-Batterie, 1985
light bulb with socket, in original wooden box with screen-printed title
May 31, 2023
Christie's
20th/21st Century: Milan Online Sale
Lot 79
”Vakuum <--> Masse”, 1970
Photo-canvas with illustrated object
78.0 x 102.0 cm
May 14, 2023Grisebach
”Vakuum <--> Masse”, 1970
Photo-canvas with illustrated object
78.0 x 102.0 cm
May 14, 2023
Grisebach
Contemporary
Lot 2175
”Objekt zum Schmieren und Drehen”, 1972
Tin can with fat, screwdriver, oil paint ("Braunkreuz")
16.0 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm
May 14, 2023Grisebach
”Objekt zum Schmieren und Drehen”, 1972
Tin can with fat, screwdriver, oil paint ("Braunkreuz")
16.0 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm
May 14, 2023
Grisebach
Contemporary
Lot 2176
Spur II (Trace II), 1977
the complete portfolio of nine lithographs (six in colors), eight on white wove paper, one on grayish-brown wrapping paper
76.2 x 56.5 x 1.27 cm
Apr 25, 2023Christie's
Spur II (Trace II), 1977
the complete portfolio of nine lithographs (six in colors), eight on white wove paper, one on grayish-brown wrapping paper
76.2 x 56.5 x 1.27 cm
Apr 25, 2023
Christie's
The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples: Online
Lot 411
Kosmische Wirtschaftsordnung (Cosmic Economic Order), 1985
screenprint in red with handwritten text additions, on cardstock
83.8 x 59.4 cm
Apr 25, 2023Christie's
Kosmische Wirtschaftsordnung (Cosmic Economic Order), 1985
screenprint in red with handwritten text additions, on cardstock
83.8 x 59.4 cm
Apr 25, 2023
Christie's
The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples: Online
Lot 409
Spur I (Trace I), 1974
the set of nine lithographs in colors, five on grayish-green laid paper, four on white wove paper
52.1 x 72.1 cm
Apr 25, 2023Christie's
Spur I (Trace I), 1974
the set of nine lithographs in colors, five on grayish-green laid paper, four on white wove paper
52.1 x 72.1 cm
Apr 25, 2023
Christie's
The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples: Online
Lot 410
Der Eurasier, 1972
zinc and sulfur
49.0 x 29.0 cm
Apr 25, 2023Christie's
Der Eurasier, 1972
zinc and sulfur
49.0 x 29.0 cm
Apr 25, 2023
Christie's
20th/21st Century: Amsterdam
Lot 49
Untitled, 1972
folded paper and tape laid on paper laid on wood, in artist's frame
70.0 x 54.5 x 5.5 cm
Apr 25, 2023Christie's
Untitled, 1972
folded paper and tape laid on paper laid on wood, in artist's frame
70.0 x 54.5 x 5.5 cm
Apr 25, 2023
Christie's
20th/21st Century: Amsterdam
Lot 50
Eurasienstab (From Eurasia Staff); Iphigenia , 1973
screenprint in black, on newsprint; screenprint, on gold-colored vinyl
89.7 x 63.2 cm
Apr 25, 2023Christie's
Eurasienstab (From Eurasia Staff); Iphigenia, 1973
screenprint in black, on newsprint; screenprint, on gold-colored vinyl
89.7 x 63.2 cm
Apr 25, 2023
Christie's
The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples: Online
Lot 407
Der Schamane (The Shaman); Sonnenschlitten (Sun Sled); Hirsch auf Urschlitten (Stag on Primeval Sled); Elch in der Strömung (Elk in the Current), 1984
screenprint in brown, on card; screenprint in brown, on card
89.8 x 62.5 cm
Apr 25, 2023Christie's
Der Schamane (The Shaman); Sonnenschlitten (Sun Sled); Hirsch auf Urschlitten (Stag on Primeval Sled); Elch in der Strömung (Elk in the Current), 1984
screenprint in brown, on card; screenprint in brown, on card
89.8 x 62.5 cm
Apr 25, 2023
Christie's
The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples: Online
Lot 408
Joseph Pala Schmiedeeisen, Eschenholz & Joseph La Zappa Schmiedeeisen, Olivenholz, 1983
iron, wood shovel, pickaxe, mounted on metal; iron, wood shovel, pick axe laid on metal
15.0 x 133.0 x 28.0 cm
Apr 20, 2023Christie's
Joseph Pala Schmiedeeisen, Eschenholz & Joseph La Zappa Schmiedeeisen, Olivenholz, 1983
iron, wood shovel, pickaxe, mounted on metal; iron, wood shovel, pick axe laid on metal
15.0 x 133.0 x 28.0 cm
Apr 20, 2023
Christie's
NO REGRETS: 20th/21st Century Art Online Sale
Lot 151
Unionpack fur Feuerstelle (Unionpack for Fire Pit)
coal briquet and plastic in Plexiglas case
12.0 x 38.0 x 16.0 cm
Apr 20, 2023Christie's
Unionpack fur Feuerstelle (Unionpack for Fire Pit)
coal briquet and plastic in Plexiglas case
12.0 x 38.0 x 16.0 cm
Apr 20, 2023
Christie's
NO REGRETS: 20th/21st Century Art Online Sale
Lot 152