Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., New York Private Collection, Switzerland Koller Auktionen AG, Zurich, 9 December 2017, Lot 3418 Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Milan, Studio Gariboldi, The Greeks, April - May 2018
“The great figurative painters were involved with grandeur of vision, using as a means to an end, whereas today the best of the abstract painters are also involved with a grandeur of vision using color as their means towards a new space-light.”
This work is in very good condition overall. The canvas is unlined. Under very close inspection, there are a few scattered minor abrasions to the edges of the canvas, and some very faint linear scratches viewable. 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.