Gerhard Richter Painting Estimated at £12 million for Christie’s London Sale

September 4th, 2018

Gerhard Richter, Schädel (Skull) (1983), via Art Market MonitorChristie’s will offer a significant Gerhard Richter from 1983 for its London Sale October 4th, estimated at £12 million. “Richter’s Schädel (Skull) stands among his most poignant, intimate and technically refined works,” says Francis Outred, Chairman and Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art at the auction house. “Its subject matter places it in conversation with the memento mori tradition that was cultivated by the Old Masters and extrapolated during the twentieth century by artists such as Picasso and Cézanne.”

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