Lot 174
  • 174

Bridget Riley

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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Description

  • Bridget Riley
  • Violet Crossing Turquoise
  • pencil and gouache
  • signed and dated '70
  • 101 by 33.5cm.; 39¾ by 13in.

Provenance

Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, London
Karsten Schubert Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owner

Condition

Unexamined out of frame. The sheet does not appear fully laid down, but is at least partially adhered to a backing support. There are pin holes visible in the bottom and top right corners, with further handling marks to the extreme edges and minor signs of studio detritus in all four corners, only visible upon close inspection. There are some minor handling marks to the sheet, most noticeable down the bottom half of the extreme left hand edge. This excepting the work appears in very good overall condition, with strong, vivid colours throughout. Housed behind glass in a white frame, float-mounted against a white background. Unexamined out of frame. Please contact the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work.
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