Christie’s Will Sell Six Gerhard Richters, for $40 M., at Its Spring Auctions

2871970623 Christies Will Sell Six Gerhard Richters, for $40 M., at Its Spring Auctions

One of the works (Courtesy Faz.net)

Christie’s announced this morning that it will have six works by Gerhard Richter at its spring postwar and contemporary sale.

The move follows Sotheby’s, which had a eight works by the artist at its contemporary sale this past fall. The eight sold for $74 million together at hammer, which means the Christie’s estimate of $40 million for the six seems reasonable.

The entire press release follows.

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