Private Collection, Haifa Sale: Christie's, New York, Important Latin American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, May 18, 1992, lot 54, illustrated in color Galería Freites, Caracas Acquired from the above by the present owner
If I continue to create works of art, it is mainly to demonstrate to others the phenomena that I’ve discovered. Personally, as I’ve said, I could do without this, but I want to awaken people, to interest them in knowledge of universal phenomena, as foreseen by the artist, the scientist, the philosopher…
Jesús Rafael Soto, Soto: A Retrospective Exhibition, New York, 1974, p.20
This work is in very good condition overall. The media layer is stable, and all of the wire elements are accounted for and secure. 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.