Lot 6
  • 6

Arthur Szyk

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
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Description

  • Arthur Szyk
  • The Red Bogy
  • signed Arthur Szyk and dated N.Y. 43 (lower right), titled The Red Bogy and inscribed Made in Germany (center)¬†and inscribed COPROSPERITY SPHERE / (BACKSTAGE) (upper left)
  • gouache and tempera on paperboard
  • 15 1/8 by 9 7/8 in.
  • 38.5 by 25.2 cm

Provenance

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, January 30, 1987, lot 421
Acquired at the above sale

Condition

Gouache and tempera on paperboard. Artist pinholes evident at each corner and at the upper and lower center edges in the margins. The work is in overall good condition aside from some very minor frame rubbing along the lower right and lower center edges and some minor pinpoint losses to the quash, especially in the maroon red at lower left. Some very minor pinpoint losses visible in the blue wall at upper left. In overall excellent condition and ready to hang in its current condition.
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.