Lot 169
  • 169

Sir Terry Frost, R.A.

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Sir Terry Frost, R.A.
  • Rhythms
  • signed, titled and dated 65-66 on the reverse
  • acrylic on canvas
  • 188 by 249cm.; 74 by 98in.

Provenance

Sale, Phillips London, 4th December, 2001, lot 137, where acquired by present owner

Condition

Original canvas. There are some old, minor handling marks to the extreme edges. There is an area of very minor craquelure in the extreme bottom right corner and a further to the light green pigment in the upper right hand quadrant. There are a couple of minor, light surface scuffs including to the top right quadrant (with a small, tiny fleck of resultant loss) and a diagonal to the lower left hand quadrant. There is light blooming to the pale green pigment in the upper right hand quadrant, and instances of probable in-filling to the light and dark blues in the upper left hand corner, visible upon close inspection. There are further traces of very minor surface dirt and studio detritus, but this excepting the work appears in good overall condition. Please contact the department for an ultraviolet light report. Unframed. Please contact the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present lot.
"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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