Lot 36
  • 36

Alex Katz

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
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Description

  • Alex Katz
  • Tree
  • signed and dated 68
  • oil on panel
  • 16 by 12 in.
  • 40.6 by 30.5 cm.

Provenance

Private Collection, New Canaan, Connecticut
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Condition

In good condition aside from discoloration and surface dirt (particularly in the light grey/white areas). Overall pigment separation (most apparent in leaves of tree). Very minute spots of loss along left and right extreme edge. Approx. 1/4 inch vertical scratch with loss lower right. Tiny spot of thick white paint with cracquelure, upper right. Small area of blue discoloration lower right corner (at upper edge of green). Under UV: no apparent signs of in paint.
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.