Komposition. 1984. Oil on canvas. Upper left monogrammed. Verso of the canvas signed, titled and dated "1984 N.Y." and with the crossed-out title "Stilleben". 100 x 80.5 cm (39.3 x 31.6 in).
• Markus Lüpertz is one of the key figures in German post-war art. • Made in New York in 1984. • Privately-owned since 1987 • In 2017 the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington (DC) showed "Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History", the artist's first grand retrospective exhibition in the USA.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne (with a label on verso of the stretcher). Galerie Neher, Essen. Private collection Rhineland-Palatinate.
EXHIBITION: Blickpunkte: Deutsche Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert nach 1950, vol. 2, Galerie Neher, 1987, p. 60/61 (with color illu.).