Lot 545
  • 545

SHIRAZEH HOUSHIARY (B. 1955) | Mist, 1998

12,000 - 18,000 USD
bidding is closed


  • Mist, 1998
  • 27 5/8 by 27 5/8 in. (70.2 by 70.2 cm.)
white aquacryl with silverpoint and graphite on canvas; signed, titled and dated '1998' on the reverse


Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner


This work is in very good condition overall. There are a few pinpoint accretions, visible upon close inspection. There are faint, scattered handling marks to the edges and turning edges, visible upon close inspection, and predominantly a 1 inch area of soiling by the lower right corner. There are three 1/2 inch linear accretions to the lower left corner, visible upon close inspection. Under Ultraviolet light inspection there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.
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