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Sanctuary, 1988

Gerhard Richter, German, b. Dresden, 1932

Oil on linen, 78 7/8 x 126 in. (200.3 x 320 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1988

Accession Number: 88.20

Provenance:
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, to 12 May 1988
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1988

Exhibition History:
ANTHONY D'OFFAY GALLERY, London. "Gerhard Richter: The London Paintings," 11 March-16 April 1988, no. 21, colorpl.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions, 1986-1988," 15 March-14 May 1989, unpublished checklist, no. 63.
WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Ohio State University, Columbus. "Gerhard Richter: Wexner Prize Exhibtion," 31 January-12 April 1998, no cat.

Published References:
RICHARD, PAUL. "The Display of Daring: Modern Riches in the Hirshhorn's 'Recent Acquisitions,'" Washington Post (15 March 1989), p. B8.
RICHARDSON, DERK. "Chaos Theory: Listening to My Bloody Valentine is Like Opening Your Eyes Underwater," The Bay Guardian (1 July 1992), p. 41.
RICHARD, PAUL. "Gallery Acquires 2 German Moderns: Once Again, a Nod Toward Europe," Washington Post (30 October 1993), p. G3.
WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Ohio State University, Columbus. Invitation to "Gerhard Richter: Wexner Prize Exhibtion," 31 January-12 April 1998, cover ill., color.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, European Contemporary