Lot Details

The year that the present work was created is unknown.

One of the foremost exponents of the New Figuration, this untitled work on paper exemplifies the pictographic, neo-primitivist imagery which has earned A.R. Penck international acclaim.

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Surface Soiling
Overall Yes
Date: Old
Notes: Creased along top edge. Minor soiling, possibly from artist's studio.

Definition Key
Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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Provenance:
  • Christie's East, November 6, 1990, Lot 00161 By descent to current owner
  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 22.4 x 16.5 in. (56.9 x 41.91 cm.)
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