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PENCK, A.R. prints

A.R. PENCK, Bananenelephant, 1992 [alias Elephant]

A.R. PENCK, Bananenelephant, Banana Elephant, 1992, 130 x 245 cm
screen print, framed behind perspex


A.R. PENCK, Bananenelephant, 1992
130 x 245 cm
screen print, with Galerie Aschenbach ink stamp, framed
edition 50
signed, numbered
splendid condition, not discoloured
published by Aschenbach Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
€ 12.400,- plus courier costs, Margin scheme

A.R. Penck is known for expressionistic paintings with primitive sign gestures spread all over the surface in a fragmented manner. For decades he has made quite some prints in various techniques. ‘Bananenelephant’ is one of the most remarkable large prints A.R. Penck has ever made.

History of prices:
Dorotheum, Vienna, Austria € 10.240,- 2 June 2022 (incl. premium)
Strauss & Co, Cape Town, South Africa € 3.026,- July 2018 (incl. premium)
Galerie Zimmermann & Heitmann, Düsseldorf, Germany, unframed   € 6.900,- December 2012
Aschenbach Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, unframed fl. 4.000-€ 1.820,- May 1992 (year of issue)

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