Private Collection, London New England Center for Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, Connecticut (gift of the above) Phillips, New York, 13 November 2000, Lot 47 Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
This work is in good condition overall. There is light evidence of wear along the edges with some very minor hairline losses along the right edge. The board has discolored slightly. Under very close inspection, scattered brown pinpoint spot accretions are visible throughout the work. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there are a few localized circular areas that fluoresce darkly and appear to have benefitted from light retouching. 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.