Private Collection, Korea Collection of John Franco Regis, Santo Domingo Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above) Sotheby's, New York, 23 February 2000, Lot 190 Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light wear and handling along the edges of the aluminum, including some irregularities to the top edge towards the left and some soft indentations along the top, handling marks in the unpainted aluminum. Under close inspection, scattered surface abrasions are visible throughout, the largest of which extends approximately 8-inches horizontally from the right edge, approximately 7-inches down from the top. Light dust has settled in some of crevices and a few pinpoint soft indentations are visible on the surface. Under raking light, a faint horizontal line is visible along the entire width 1-inch below the top. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. Framed. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.