Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo Private Collection, California
"In the past few years there have been many exhibitions of my work touring the world. I would like people to feel my creation and its message. Once they manage to feel it, I am reminded of the greatness of the hymn of being human and the mystery of it and that makes me very happy." Yayoi Kusama
This work is in excellent condition overall. The areas of impasto are well in tact with evidence of some very faint, scattered surface dust accumulation on several of the impasto peaks. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed. This work is accompanied by an artwork registration card issued by the artist's studio and numbered 2224. 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.