Lot 181
  • 181

Arnulf Rainer

Estimate
30,000 - 40,000 GBP
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Description

  • Arnulf Rainer
  • R├╝ckenkratzen
  • signed, titled and dated 1975
  • oil on cardboard
  • 73 by 102cm.; 28 3/4 by 40 1/8 in.

Provenance

Galerie Littmann, Basel
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1988

Condition

Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is slightly deeper in the original. Condition: This work is in very good condition. Close inspection reveals a few small and unobtrusive nicks to the lower edge. All other surface irregularities are in keeping with the artist's working process.
"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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