Lot 98
  • 98

David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974)

Estimate
30,000 - 40,000 USD
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Description

  • David Alfaro Siqueiros
  • El ├írbol de la libertad
  • signed and dated 8-64 lower right
  • pyroxilin on wood panel

  • 24 by 18 1/8 in.
  • 61 by 46 cm

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by the present owner

Condition

The masonite has a small hole, most likely innate to the work and which the artista painted over. There are very minimal losses to the paint surface in the center and to the right. Overall, the work is in excellent condition.
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.

Catalogue Note

This painting is part of the National Heritage of Mexico and cannot be permanently exported from the country. Accordingly, it is offered for sale in New York from the catalogue and will not be available in New York for inspection or delivery. The painting will be released to the purchaser in Mexico in compliance with all local requirements. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby's representatives in Mexico City and Monterrey for an appointment to view the work.