Sidney Janis Gallery, New York Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1988) The Pace Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner
“I anticipated how exciting it would be for me to get a drawing back in steel. I could hold it in my hands. I could pick it up by the lines, off the paper. It was so exciting. It was like suddenly I was a whole new artist.”
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light surface soiling and some minor pinpoint surface accretions. Under close inspection, there are a few, scattered unobtrusive pinpoint losses. Only visible under very close inspection, there are some scattered, minor surface scratches and a few, minor scattered surface scuffs. 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.