Günther uecker "huldigung an hafez" (2015) portfolio of 42 works

Apr 23, 2021. 10:22 UTC
Günther Uecker "Huldigung an Hafez" (2015) Portfolio of 42 works
Karina
Germany

Category
Contemporary art

Acquired from
Gallery/Dealer

For sale
No
Description

31 screen prints, 6 sand prints and 5 embossed prints Signed Recto by the artist Edition Arabic Edition 31 of 70 Not framed Dimensions 100 x 70 cm The portfolio consists of 42 works, 31 of which are silkscreen prints and 6 sand prints on Römerturm Museum Cardboard Antique White 360 g/m² and 5 embossed prints on Zeittafel handmade paper. The portfolio is kept in a cassette made of untreated wood according to the artist's specifications and hand-painted by the artist. The silkscreen and sand prints were made by Sebastian Wendel, Reutlingen, while the embossed prints were made by Heini Schneider, St. Gallen.

Provenance

Bought from curator of Günther Uecker on the primary market

Answered within 2 days
Apr 25, 10:49 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

€75.000 - €110.000 EUR

Insurance Value

€185.000 EUR
What does this mean?

Dear Karina,

Thank you for your patience and I hope that you are well.

The presented object appears to be a portfolio of 42 prints including 31 screenprints, 6 sand prints, and 5 embossed prints with the measurements of 70 x 100 cm. This portfolio has the title "Huldigung an Hafez" and the main artwork was made by the German artist Günther UECKER (1930) in the year 2015. The silkscreen and sand prints were made by Sebastian Wendel and the 5 embossed prints were made by Heini Schneider, St. Gallen. It comes from an edition of 70 while 110 were all over made. The prints come with a painted wooden box which is like all prints, signed, dated, and the prints are all additionaly numbered.
This portfolio has the edition 31/ 70. This complete portfolio "Huldigung an Hafez" was offered and sold at Ketterer Kunst 2017 as lot 892. It was estimated with 76.502 USD - 88.271 USD (65.000 EUR - 75.000 EUR) and hammered down for 76.502 USD (65.000 EUR).
Works by this artist were recently offered and sold on the international auction market.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 75.000 to 110.000 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

An artwork of such high potential value requires further authentication research. This estimate is provided on the condition of authenticity.

With kind regards,
George

This is a conditional appraisal, which means that we have not verified the authenticity of this item. Click here to learn more about the authentication resources that Mearto offers.
Karina revenco (finexity ag) Apr 25, 16:51 UTC

Hi George,

In this case as well there aren't any additional photos, we do however have a condition report that was signed off by the gallery that says that the works are in excellent condition. Will this help?

Thank you!
All the best,
Karina

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