Collection of the Artist, Cairo Private Collection, Paris (acquired directly from the above) Sale: Ader Paris, Art Abstrait & Contemporain, 9 June 2017, lot 163 Acquired directly from the above by the present owner
This work is in good condition. There are a few paint losses along the outer edges inherent to the age and the artist's choice of medium. There is no restoration apparent under the UV light.
The colours in the catalogue illustration are very accurate. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."