Prints and Photography

August 08 - 13, 2020

Online Auction
LOT 21
Dieter Roth (1930-1998)
  • Dieter Roth (1930-1998)
  • Dieter Roth (1930-1998)
  • Dieter Roth (1930-1998)
  • Dieter Roth (1930-1998)
  • Dieter Roth (1930-1998)


Dieter Roth (1930-1998), German/Swiss

DUET, 1971 [DOBKE, 182]

Etching and drypoint printed in black ink on white handmade paper, with sections of photomechanical reproductions of a drawing; signed, dated 72 (1972) and numbered 22/30 in pencil to margin. The edition included 6 artist copies. Printed by Karl Schulz, Braunschweig. Published by Petersburg Press, London.

Together with the catalogue raisonne (hardcover):

“Dieter Roth: Graphic Works, Catalogue Raisonne 1947-1998”

Dirk Dobke, Edition Hansjorg Mayer, London, 2003. 339 pp., 700 colour illustrations, appendices, the inside back cover containing a loose, reproduction of a limited edition colour print depicting "A Vase of Flowers" that is stamped and dated: "2003 Dieter Roth Estate, Basel" to the bottom edge, numbered 93/100 in pencil.

Plate/Sheet 25.2 x 28 in — 64 x 71 cm; 30.7 x 37 in — 78 x 94 cm

Estimate $1,200-$1,800

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


"Dieter Roth Graphic Works", Cat. No. 182, p. 127 as "Duet 1971" (a copy of the catalogue raisonne is included with the lot)


The Estate of Jack Pollock;
Acquired by the present Private Collection, Toronto from the auction held for his estate.

The Catalogue Raisonne: Ex. Libris "Library of BMM" blindstamp to inside front page;
With an accompanying invoice from The Old Print Shop Inc. New York, New York (gifted to Ms. C. Quarton, Ann Arbour, Michigan)