Lot 108
  • 108

Louise Nevelson

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
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Description

  • Louise Nevelson
  • Reflection Two
  • wood, painted white
  • 46 1/8 by 7 7/8 by 8 in. 117.2 by 20 by 20.3 cm.
  • Executed in 1963.

Provenance

Galerie Handschin, Basel
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1964

Condition

This sculpture is in very good and stable condition. There are areas of dust accretions throughout the crevices of the wooden surface and there is a slight discoloration to the white paint. There are some areas of fine and stable craquelure and minor paint loss. Most notably, there is a ΒΌ inch paint loss located at the top of the curved element which bisects the round element and may be seen in the catalogue illustration.
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.