Catalogue entry

Anselm Kiefer born 1945

T03404 Parsifal II 1973

Oil and blood on paper laid on canvas 3217 x 2188 (126 5/8 x 86 1/8)
Inscribed 'Parsifal' above centre right and 'ith Ither' above centre left
Purchased from Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne (Grant-in-Aid) 1982
Prov: Purchased from the artist by Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne 1982
Exh: Anselm Kiefer, Galerie im Goethe-Institut/Provisorium, Amsterdam, Sept.-Oct. 1973 (no number, repr.); New Art at the Tate Gallery, Tate Gallery, Sept.-Oct. 1983 (no number, repr. p.32 as 'Parsifal IV'); Forty Years of Modern Art 1945-1985, Tate Gallery, Feb-April 1986 (not in cat.)
Lit: Bazon Brock, 'In Venedig', Kunstforum International, vol.40, July-Aug. 1980, pp.102-3; Anselm Kiefer, exh.cat., Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf 1984, repr. pp.30-32 (12c as 'Parsifal IV')

See entry for T03405.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1984-86: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions Including Supplement to Catalogue of Acquisitions 1982-84, Tate Gallery, London 1988, pp.514-5