Lot 360
  • 360

LEONORA CARRINGTON | Opus Siniestrus-Tola

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • Leonora Carrington
  • Opus Siniestrus-Tola¬†
  • Signed Leonora Carrington, titled and dated Oct. 1973 (lower right) 
  • Brush and ink, tempera and pencil on paper
  • 22 1/4 by 29 3/4 in.
  • 56.5 by 75.6 cm
  • Executed in October 1973.

Provenance

Private Collection (and sold: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, October 17, 1979, lot 61)
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection, Mexico (acquired from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 18, 1994, lot 341)
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale)
Thence by descent

Condition

This work on Arches paper is in good condition overall. The colors are vibrant, and the media layer is stable. The sheet has been mounted to a foamcore backing. The sheet presents deckling along the extreme upper and lower edges, and presents minor wear along all extreme edges. At the extreme lower left corner, a white fingerprint is present which may be inherent.
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.

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Dr. Harold Gabriel Weisz Carrington for confirming the authenticity of this work.