Jan-Eric Löwenadler, Stockholm & New York Fredrik Roos Collection, Malmö Christie's, New York, 6 May 1992, Lot 128 Private Collection, Europe Sotheby's, London, 16 October 2006, Lot 57 Acquired from the above by the present owner
Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate.
Condition: This work is in good condition. There is wear around all four corner tips and along all four edges with some associated hairline cracks and small paint losses. There is a small impact mark with associated loss and cracking to the white pigment towards the lower left corner. There is a light stretcher mark running intermittently parallel to the bottom edge, and another stretcher bar impression to the upper left corner. On close examination there are a few tiny media accretions in the white areas of paint. There is a short rub mark towards the centre right edge. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."