Gerhard Richter

‘Victoria I’ and ‘Victoria II', 2003

2 Offset prints in colors on coated cardboard
Each has a facsimile signature and dated ‘Richter 2003’ and titled ‘Victoria I’ and ‘Victoria II’ resp. in the print
Published by Achenbach Art Edition, Düsseldorf
Catalogue raisonné: Butin Addendum p. 283
31 1/2 x 23 3/5 inches (80 x 60 cm.)

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One of Germany’s most important contemporary artists, Gerhard Richter’s is regarded as a pioneer of New European Painting style that examines the 20th century’s most difficult moments through a combination of painting and more modern media. Richter was born in Weimar Germany and his family suffered tremendously under the Nazi regime in the 1930’s and 1940’s. He remained in East Germany but would later escape with his wife to West Germany just 2 months before the construction of the Berlin Wall. Richter, like his contemporaries, would create his art using several forms of media – in his case, painting pictures based on black and white photographs he saw in books, newspapers, and that he took himself. The artist would then ‘blur’ the objects to ensure equal representation in his pieces. He’d later go on to work in prints, sculpture, and drawing while continuing his work in his emblematic photographic paintings. Richter’s work has set several auction records over the years.

This pair of color offset lithographs pays homage to Victoria I and Victoria II, two large-scale paintings originally commissioned for the Victoria insurance company in Düsseldorf in 1986.

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