Lot 2
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Francisco Matto (1911-1995)

15,000 - 20,000 USD
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  • Francisco Matto
  • Madera gris ojo
  • Wood relief
  • 27 1/8 by 16 1/8 in.; 68.9 by 41 cm
  • Executed in 1967.
signed center and dated "67" lower right;
painted wood relief


Acquired from the artist 


This work is in very good condition overall. The work presents a worn surface, which is consistent with the support selected by the artist. A light layer of soiling is present throughout, and minor debris is present in the crevices of the work. A 1/8 inch spot of media loss is present in the lower left corner, at the base of the longest vertical element.
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.