Collection of the Artist Acquired from the above by the present owner
New York, Allan Stone Projects, 'Two Views of Pop: Don Nice and Dorothy Grebenak,' February - April 2017 New York, Allan Stone Projects, 'Farm-to-Table: Epicurean Works from the Allan Stone Collection,' June - August 2017
Born in California, Don Nice graduated with a BFA from the University of Southern California in 1954, and went on to receive an MFA from Yale University in 1964. He has taught at the Minneapolis School of Art and the School of Visual Arts, New York. Nice is known for his realistic, illustrative style to depict objects with a specimen-like level of precision. His works have featured in many important collections, such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Walker Art Center.
This work is in excellent condition overall. The sheet is hinged intermittently along the reverse to the backing board. The edges of the sheet are deckled. There is a slight undulation to the sheet, visible upon close inspection. Framed under Plexiglas. The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.