oil on canvas
39.76 in. (101.00 cm.) (height) by 59.45 in. (151.00 cm.) (width)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Richter, 1981 471/1' (on the reverse); titled 'Monstein' (on the stretcher)
Milan, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Gerhard Richter, January-February 1982, p. 3 (illustrated). New York, Luhring Augustine Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Selected Works 1963-1987, November 1995-January 1996, pp. 60-61 (illustrated in color). Museum of Modern Art Fort Worth, Gerhard Richter: Strategies of Distance, April-July 1996, p. 61 (illustrated in color).
U. Loock and D. Zacharopoulos, Gerhard Richter, Munich, 1985, p. 41 (illustrated in color). J. Harten, ed., Gerhard Richter, Bilder 1962–1985, Cologne, 1986, pp. 243 and 393 (illustrated in color). Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, ed., Gerhard Richter, Werkübersicht/Catalogue Raisonné: 1962-1993, v. III, Ostfildern-Ruit, 1993, n.p., no. 471 (illustrated in color). D. Elger, Gerhard Richter, Maler, Cologne, 2002, pp. 258, 339, 344 and 348. D. Elger, ed., Gerhard Richter: Landschaften, Ostfildern-Ruit, 2011, pp. 19, 26, 89 and 174 (illustrated in color). D. Elger, Gerhard Richter: Catalogue Raisonné 1976-1987, v. 3 (Nos. 389–651-2), Ostfildern, 2013, pp. 226-227, no. 471 (illustrated in color).
Private collection, Ratingen, acquired from the artist Anon. sale; Sotheby’s, London, 26 March 1992, lot 50 MaxmArt, Mendrisio, Switzerland Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York Private collection, United States Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 10 November 2015, lot 11 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner