Martha Jackson Gallery, New York Private Collection, Peru (acquired from the above in April 1967) Sotheby's, New York, May 11, 2006, lot 170 Acquired by the present owner from the above sale
"I paint from remembered landscapes that I carry with me–and remembered feelings of them, which of course become transformed. I could certainly never mirror nature. I would more like to paint what it leaves with me." Joan Mitchell
This work is in very good condition overall. The canvas has been wax relined. There is evidence of light wear and handling along the edges, including hairline craquelure at the pull margins. There is scattered, stable hairline craquelure throughout. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.