Vilma Gold, London Acquired from the above by the present owner
St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum; London, Saatchi Gallery, Newspeak: British Art Now, Part One, November 2009 - October 2010, p. 72, illustrated in colour London, Saatchi Gallery, Newspeak: British Art Now, Part Two, October - April 2011
The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate although there are no purple undertones and the overall tonality is warmer in the original.
This work is in very good condition. Extremely close inspection reveals some evidence of light and unobtrusive wear to the corner tips. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light. "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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."