Gerhard Richter: Atlas – Mikromega

Kunstbau München, Munich, Germany

23 October 2013 – 09 February 2014

Gerhard Richter's Atlas collection of motifs, including photographs, sketches and newspaper clippings, has been modified over the years and continually expanded.

This exhibition of Atlas displays the complete collection of 802 sheets.

View the complete Atlas here.

Betty

1991 97.1 cm x 66.2 cm Editions CR: 75

Offset print on lightweight card with a layer of nitrocellulose varnish, mounted on plastic, framed and behind glass

Yellow, red, blue, and black offset print based on the painting Betty [CR: 663-5] from 1988, which shows Richter’s daughter.
 

Edition:

  • 25 copies, signed in felt-tip pen, dated on reverse, numbered on reverse.
  • 5 copies, signed in felt-tip pen, dated on reverse, numbered in Roman numerals on reverse.
  • 1 trial proof, signed in felt-tip pen, dated on reverse, scratched signature on the front at top right, incorrectly numbered at top left: 1/25.
  • 1 copy, unsigned, marked on reverse: Muster.
  • 1 copy without white margin, signed in felt-tip pen, dated on reverse, dedicated on reverse: für Sabine vom Gerhard R., 23. Nov. 91.

 

Dorotheum, Vienna, Austria: 25 November 2020

Notes:

proof aside from edition of 25


Estimate: EUR 50,000 – 70,000 USD 61,000 – 86,000
Sold For:
EUR 161,900 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 200,000

Christie's, London, UK: 13 February 2020

Notes:

Edition: 17/25


Estimate: GBP 120,000 – 180,000 USD 155,965 – 233,948
Sold For:
GBP 268,750 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 348,437

Dorotheum, Vienna, Austria: 27 November 2018

Estimate: EUR 50,000 – 70,000 USD 57,000 – 80,000
Sold For:
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This artwork is based on an image included in Atlas:

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland (2017)

Details

Hardback, 159 pages

ISBN

9781921503870

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 155 
Illustrated: p. 17 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images Hawker, Rosemary  2017

Publisher

Edition Folkwang / Steidl, Göttingen (2017)

Editor

Museum Folkwang

Details

Softcover, 63 pages

ISBN

9783958293564

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 14 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Die Editionen   2017

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735193

ISBN

3775735194

Language

English, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 122, 126, 245 
Discussed: pp. 80-84 
Illustrated: pp. 81, 245 (colour) 

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

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Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas  2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735186

ISBN

3775735186

Language

German, German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 122, 125, 245 
Discussed: pp. 81-84 
Illustrated: pp. 81, 245 (colour) 

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

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Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas  2014
Germany. Memories of a Nation MacGregor, Neil  2014

Publisher

British Museum Press, London (2014)

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9780714126906

ISBN

071412690X

Language

English, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 24 

Exhibitions

Germany Divided. Baselitz and his Generation. From the Duerckheim Collection Stonard, John-Paul / MacGregor, Neil  2014

Publisher

Kerber, Bielefeld (2013)

Details

Hardback, 156 pages

ISBN

9783866788954

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 110, 156 
Illustrated: p. 117 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Zugaben. Sammlung Freunde der Kunstmuseen Krefeld Hentschel, Martin / Röder, Sabine / Kathstede, Gregor / Teymourian-Pesch, Anahita  2013

Publisher

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2012)

Details

Softcover, 192 pages

ISBN

9780935640687

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 186 
Illustrated: p. 74 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Lifelike Engberg, Siri / McElheny, Josiah / Lobel, Michael / Steiner, Rochelle  2012

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostildern-Ruit (2006)

Details

Hardback, 224 pages

ISBN

9783775717243

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 57 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Portraits is the first publication that focuses solely on Richter’s portraits, many of which have now gained both recognition and veneration across the globe

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Gerhard Richter. Portraits Gronert, Stefan / Butin, Hubertus  2006

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2006)

Details

Hardback, 224 pages

ISBN

9783775717250

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 56 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Portraits is the first publication that focuses solely on Richter’s portraits, many of which have now gained both recognition and veneration across the globe

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Gerhard Richter. Portraits Gronert, Stefan / Butin, Hubertus  2006

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2004)

Details

Softcover, 285 pages

ISBN

3775714308

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 93, 96, 223 
Discussed: pp. 60-62 
Illustrated: pp. 60, 223 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue raisonné of Gerhard Richters editions 1965–2004 was published to coincided with exhibitions in Bonn, Lucerne, Emden, Tübingen and Salzburg

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Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2004)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan

Details

Hardback, 320 pages

ISBN

3775714316

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 93, 96, 223 
Discussed: pp. 61-62 
Illustrated: pp. 60, 223 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue raisonné of Gerhard Richters editions 1965–2004 was published to coincide with exhibitions in Bonn, Lucerne, Emden, Tübingen and Salzburg

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Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004   2004

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2001)

Details

Hardback, 79 pages

ISBN

388375479X

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 9 
Discussed: p. 22 
Illustrated: p. 23 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Survey accompanies the eponymous exhibition of the German Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IfA), which has been composed by Gerhard Richter himself

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Gerhard Richter. Survey Schwarz, Dieter / Zeller, Ursula / Adriani, Götz  2001

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2000)

Details

Hardback, 80 pages

ISBN

3883754161

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 9 
Discussed: p. 22 
Illustrated: p. 23 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Übersicht accompanies the eponymous exhibition of the German Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IfA), which has been composed by Gerhard Richter himself

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Gerhard Richter. Übersicht Schwarz, Dieter / Zeller, Ursula / Adriani, Götz  2000

Publisher

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (2000)

Details

Unknown binding, 6 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 4 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections Wylie, Charles  2000

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Issue

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