- El Lissitzky
- Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge
- lithograph printed in colors on paper
- sheet: 515 by 630 mm 20 1/4 by 24 3/4 in
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.
Two other impressions of Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge have sold in these rooms on April 29, 2011 (lot 57) and April 26, 2012 (lot 131). The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston owns a third impression, which was originally in the collection of Solomon Telingator, a Soviet typographer and student of El Lissitzky. Each of these posters is identical to the present example.