Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia Private Collection, New York Acquired by the present owner from the above
"Painting will continue to declare thingness. You can get hold of the picture, you can hear it, you can tuck it into your shirt, mainly it's best when you're lying down beside it when you can hear the heart beat." Frank Bowling
This work is in very good condition overall. There is light evidence of wear and handling to the edges, which are obscured by the frame. All collage elements are stable and intact. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed. 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.