Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
Biarritz, Espace Bellevue, Passion et raison d'un esprit constructif: Une conquête de l'art d'Amérique Latine, Oeuvres de la Fundación Daniela Chappard, June - September 2006, cat. no. 78, illustrated in color
This work is in good and sound condition overall. The media layer and all aluminum elements are stable. The work is lightly soiled overall. On the interior side of the horizontal curved element, raking light inspection reveals scattered transparent surface accretions throughout. On the exterior side of the same segment, an isolated area of surface dirp accretions is present measuring three inches in width. On the base, scattered faint brown surface accretions are present throughout. A few isolated surface scuffs are also present, the most noticeable of which are a group of three six-inch diagonal scuffs in the frontal right corner, and two four-inch diagonal scuffs at the back left corner. 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.