Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
“I want objects to stand there just like they should be there, like they have actually earned their place. So that it’s self-understood thing that they are there and that they have a particular visual quality.”
Tony Cragg in: Germano Celant, Ed., Tony Cragg, London 1996, p. 142.
The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate.
This work is in very good and original condition. Very close inspection reveals some superficial scuffs, scratches and media accretions in isolated places throughout. "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."