OK HARRIS Works of Art, New York Richard Artschwager, New York (acquired from the above in 1974) Private Collection (by descent from the above in 1989) Private Collection Phillips, New York, 12 November 2013, Lot 193 Acquired from the above by the present owner
Colour: The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is slightly lighter and the white tends more towards cream in the original.
This work is in very good condition. Very close inspection reveals a few minute media accretions to the artist's frame. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultra-violet light. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."