Lot 144
  • 144

George Condo

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Description

  • George Condo
  • Untitled
  • (i) & (ii) pen and ink and wash on paper
    (iii) pencil and pen and ink on paper
  • (i) 32.5 by 25.1cm.; 12 3/4 by 9 7/8 in. (ii) 27.5 by 21cm.; 10 3/4 by 8 1/4 in. (iii) 22 by 31cm.; 8 5/8 by 12 1/8 in.

Condition

Colours: (i) The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate although the paper tends more towards ivory and there is greater contrast in the original. (ii) The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate although the paper tends more towards cream and there is greater contrast in the original. (iii) The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate although there is greater contrast in the original. Condition: (i) This work is in very good condition. Executed on folded cream wove paper with deckled edges and fixed to the mount along all four edges. There is slight discolouration to the lower right hand corner and further very light discolouration at the centre of the right edge and towards the lower left hand edge. (ii) This work is in very good condition. Executed on thick wove paper with uneven edges. The sheet is deckled in places and fixed to the mount along all four edges. There is a tiny speck of decolouration towards the centre of the upper right quadrant and a further spot of discolouration below the centre of the extreme right hand edge. (iii) This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper with very slightly deckled edges. Fixed to the mount at intervals on the reverse. There are signs of faint smudging throughout the composition, particularly towards the right hand edge, intrinsic to the artist's working process.
"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.
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