Lot 37
  • 37

Matta (1911-2002)

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Matta
  • Geyser de la me╠ümoire
  • oil on canvas
  • 80 1/4 by 85 3/4 in.
  • 204 by 218 cm
  • Painted in 1972-1974.

Condition

This large work is well-stretched on a good stretcher. There is a small scuff on the right edge about 12 inches from the upper right corner. No old restorations are visible to the naked eye. Under ultraviolet light, a thin line of dots corresponding to retouches can be seen in the upper left corner, as well as two or three spots in the center of the left side. There does not seem to be any other restoration. The work is in beautiful condition. (This condition report has been provided courtesy of Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc.)
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.
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