Markus Lüpertz

German, b. 1941

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Markus Lüpertz is known for his expressively rendered paintings and sculptures, which often merge abstraction and representation. His career first gained traction in the early 1960s, and he was the head of the Düsseldorf Art Academy, one of …

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Felicitas, 2016
Sold on Jun 24, 2021
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Sculpture
painted bronze
16.0 x 47.0 x 14.0 cm
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Jun 24, 2021
Dorotheum
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monogrammed ML (stamp), painted bronze, No. 39 from the edition of 45 copies, Guss Schmäke Düsseldorf (stamp), 47 x 16 x 14 cm
Felicitas, 2016
painted bronze
Jun 24, 2021
Dorotheum
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Sculpture
16.0 x 47.0 x 14.0 cm
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Jun 24, 2021
Dorotheum
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monogrammed ML (stamp), painted bronze, No. 39 from the edition of 45 copies, Guss Schmäke Düsseldorf (stamp), 47 x 16 x 14 cm
Männer ohne Frauen - Parsifal, Parsifal-Kopf, 1994
Sold on Jun 19, 2021
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Work on Paper
Gouache on paper
51.0 x 82.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Männer ohne Frauen - Parsifal, Parsifal-Kopf. Ca. 1994/95. Gouache. On board. 82 x 51 cm (32.2 x 20 in). • Markus Lüpertz is one of the most important representatives of contemporary art in Germany. • "Männer ohne Frauen-Parsifal" is a very important and thematically coherent complex of his oeuvre. • The flow makes the gesture palpable. • In 2019/20 the Haus der Kunst showed the exhibition "Markus Lüpertz. Über dir Kunst zum Bild". This work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed orally by the studio Markus Lüpertz. We are grateful for the kind support in cataloging this lot. PROVENANCE: Private collection Klaus Ochs, Karlsruhe. Private collection Southern Germany. Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 14.27 h +/- 20 min.
Männer ohne Frauen - Parsifal, Parsifal-Kopf, 1994
Gouache on paper
Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Work on Paper
51.0 x 82.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Männer ohne Frauen - Parsifal, Parsifal-Kopf. Ca. 1994/95. Gouache. On board. 82 x 51 cm (32.2 x 20 in). • Markus Lüpertz is one of the most important representatives of contemporary art in Germany. • "Männer ohne Frauen-Parsifal" is a very important and thematically coherent complex of his oeuvre. • The flow makes the gesture palpable. • In 2019/20 the Haus der Kunst showed the exhibition "Markus Lüpertz. Über dir Kunst zum Bild". This work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed orally by the studio Markus Lüpertz. We are grateful for the kind support in cataloging this lot. PROVENANCE: Private collection Klaus Ochs, Karlsruhe. Private collection Southern Germany. Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 14.27 h +/- 20 min.
Komposition, 1984
Sold on Jun 19, 2021
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Painting
Oil on canvas
80.5 x 100.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Komposition. 1984. Oil on canvas. Upper left monogrammed. Verso of the canvas signed, titled and dated "1984 N.Y." and with the crossed-out title "Stilleben". 100 x 80.5 cm (39.3 x 31.6 in). • Markus Lüpertz is one of the key figures in German post-war art. • Made in New York in 1984. • Privately-owned since 1987 • In 2017 the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington (DC) showed "Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History", the artist's first grand retrospective exhibition in the USA. PROVENANCE: Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne (with a label on verso of the stretcher). Galerie Neher, Essen. Private collection Rhineland-Palatinate. EXHIBITION: Blickpunkte: Deutsche Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert nach 1950, vol. 2, Galerie Neher, 1987, p. 60/61 (with color illu.). Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 15.26 h +/- 20 min.
Komposition, 1984
Oil on canvas
Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Painting
80.5 x 100.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Komposition. 1984. Oil on canvas. Upper left monogrammed. Verso of the canvas signed, titled and dated "1984 N.Y." and with the crossed-out title "Stilleben". 100 x 80.5 cm (39.3 x 31.6 in). • Markus Lüpertz is one of the key figures in German post-war art. • Made in New York in 1984. • Privately-owned since 1987 • In 2017 the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington (DC) showed "Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History", the artist's first grand retrospective exhibition in the USA. PROVENANCE: Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne (with a label on verso of the stretcher). Galerie Neher, Essen. Private collection Rhineland-Palatinate. EXHIBITION: Blickpunkte: Deutsche Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert nach 1950, vol. 2, Galerie Neher, 1987, p. 60/61 (with color illu.). Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 15.26 h +/- 20 min.
Vision mit Maler, 1989
Sold on Jun 18, 2021
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Painting
Oil on canvas
200.0 x 300.0 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Vision mit Maler. 1989. Oil on canvas. Signed and titled on the reverse. 300 x 200 cm (118.1 x 78.7 in). • Exceptionally large format. • Markus Lüpertz creates a new pictorial cosmos in each of his works. • A reflection on artistic creation. • His extensive oeuvre has been honored in various retrospective exhibitions, for example in 1997 at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and most recently at the Haus der Kunst, Munich, in 2019. • Works by Markus Lüpertz are at, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York. His sculpture "Der Philosoph" adorns the lobby of the Federal Chancellery in Berlin. EXHIBITION: 20 Jahre Deutsche Einheit (1989-2009), Kunsthalle Schweinfurt, October 30, 2009 - October 1, 2010 (with color illu. on p. 92). "What Lüpertz produces is not a complicated, but a complex and highly obsessive art. It has artistic content, better: the most artistic of all." Werner Hofmann, quote from: Markus Lüpertz, ex. cat. Haus der Kunst, Munich, 2019, p. 502. Called up: June 18, 2021 - ca. 20.12 h +/- 20 min.
Vision mit Maler, 1989
Oil on canvas
Jun 18, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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200.0 x 300.0 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Price not available
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Vision mit Maler. 1989. Oil on canvas. Signed and titled on the reverse. 300 x 200 cm (118.1 x 78.7 in). • Exceptionally large format. • Markus Lüpertz creates a new pictorial cosmos in each of his works. • A reflection on artistic creation. • His extensive oeuvre has been honored in various retrospective exhibitions, for example in 1997 at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and most recently at the Haus der Kunst, Munich, in 2019. • Works by Markus Lüpertz are at, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York. His sculpture "Der Philosoph" adorns the lobby of the Federal Chancellery in Berlin. EXHIBITION: 20 Jahre Deutsche Einheit (1989-2009), Kunsthalle Schweinfurt, October 30, 2009 - October 1, 2010 (with color illu. on p. 92). "What Lüpertz produces is not a complicated, but a complex and highly obsessive art. It has artistic content, better: the most artistic of all." Werner Hofmann, quote from: Markus Lüpertz, ex. cat. Haus der Kunst, Munich, 2019, p. 502. Called up: June 18, 2021 - ca. 20.12 h +/- 20 min.
Untitled, 1985
Sold on May 27, 2021
€25,000
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Painting
oil on canvas, in artist’s frame
130.5 x 162.0 cm
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€25,000
Auction Sale
May 27, 2021
Christie's
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Markus Lüpertz (b. 1941) signed with the artist’s initials 'ML' (lower right) oil on canvas, in artist’s frame canvas: 162 x 130.5cm. overall: 172 x 140cm. Painted in 1985
Untitled, 1985
oil on canvas, in artist’s frame
May 27, 2021
Christie's
€25,000
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Painting
130.5 x 162.0 cm
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May 27, 2021
Christie's
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€25,000
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Markus Lüpertz (b. 1941) signed with the artist’s initials 'ML' (lower right) oil on canvas, in artist’s frame canvas: 162 x 130.5cm. overall: 172 x 140cm. Painted in 1985
Koros (from the Mykenisches Lächeln series), 1988
Sold on May 27, 2021
€21,250
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Work on Paper
oil and chalk on cardboard, in artist's frame
119.5 x 159.5 cm
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€21,250
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May 27, 2021
Christie's
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Markus Lüpertz (b. 1941) signed and titled 'Koros Mykenisches Lächeln Markus Lüpertz' (on the reverse) oil and chalk on cardboard, in artist's frame 159.5 x 119.5 cm. Painted in 1988
Koros (from the Mykenisches Lächeln series), 1988
oil and chalk on cardboard, in artist's frame
May 27, 2021
Christie's
€21,250
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70% est
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Work on Paper
119.5 x 159.5 cm
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May 27, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
€21,250
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Markus Lüpertz (b. 1941) signed and titled 'Koros Mykenisches Lächeln Markus Lüpertz' (on the reverse) oil and chalk on cardboard, in artist's frame 159.5 x 119.5 cm. Painted in 1988
Otello - Selbdritt 2., 1996
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
£94,500
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Painting
oil on canvas, in artist's frame
127.5 x 178.0 cm
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£94,500
Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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Otello - Selbdritt 2., 1996
oil on canvas, in artist's frame
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
£94,500
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Painting
127.5 x 178.0 cm
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Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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£94,500
Untitled, 1987
Sold on Mar 30, 2021
£15,000
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Painting
oil on canvas, in artist's frame
110.0 x 90.5 cm
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£15,000
Auction Sale
Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
Description
MARKUS LÜPERTZ (B. 1941) signed with the artist's initials 'ML' (lower right) oil on canvas, in artist's frame overall: 355⁄8 x 431⁄4in. (90.5 x 110cm.) Painted in 1987 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Untitled, 1987
oil on canvas, in artist's frame
Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
£15,000
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Painting
110.0 x 90.5 cm
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Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£15,000
Description
MARKUS LÜPERTZ (B. 1941) signed with the artist's initials 'ML' (lower right) oil on canvas, in artist's frame overall: 355⁄8 x 431⁄4in. (90.5 x 110cm.) Painted in 1987 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Untitled, 1987
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
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oil on canvas, in artist's frame
110.0 x 90.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
Description
MARKUS LÜPERTZ (B. 1941) signed with the artist's initials 'ML' (lower right) oil on canvas, in artist's frame overall: 355⁄8 x 431⁄4in. (90.5 x 110cm.) Painted in 1987 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Untitled, 1987
oil on canvas, in artist's frame
Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
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Painting
110.0 x 90.5 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
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Price not available
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MARKUS LÜPERTZ (B. 1941) signed with the artist's initials 'ML' (lower right) oil on canvas, in artist's frame overall: 355⁄8 x 431⁄4in. (90.5 x 110cm.) Painted in 1987 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Landscape, 1997
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
$47,880
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Painting
oil on linen
111.7 x 91.4 cm
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$47,880
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an Important Estate, Chicago  titled on the stretcher; signed twice on the reverse oil on linen Canvas: 32 by 39¼ in. (81.3 by 99.7 cm.) Framed: 36 by 44 in. (91.4 by 111.7 cm.) Executed in 1997.
Landscape, 1997
oil on linen
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
$47,880
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92% est
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Painting
111.7 x 91.4 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$47,880
Description
Property from an Important Estate, Chicago  titled on the stretcher; signed twice on the reverse oil on linen Canvas: 32 by 39¼ in. (81.3 by 99.7 cm.) Framed: 36 by 44 in. (91.4 by 111.7 cm.) Executed in 1997.