Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago Acquired from the above by the present owner in May 2002
Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Roy Lichtenstein: Recent Drawings and Sculpture, November - December 1997, cat. no. 15, pp. 34-35, illustrated in color New York, Richard Gray Gallery, Thirty-Five Drawings, November - December 2001, pp. 45 and 47, illustrated in color
This work is in very good condition overall. The top, left and right edges of the sheet are deckled. Under close inspection, a horizontal indentation to the sheet is visible 1-inch below the top edge, light skinning to the paper is visible along the bottom and some minor graphite smudges from the time of execution are visible in the margins, all of which are obscured by the top mat. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat at each corner. Framed under Plexiglas. 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.