Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Los Angeles
signed and dated Saidi '69
oil on paper mounted on panel
166 by 80cm.; 65½ by 31½in.
This work is in good condition. There is a minor tear to the paper on top right corner and light. rubbing on the outer edges throughout, in particular on the lower right edge, centre right edge and the bottom right edge with ensuing medium loss. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
Colour: The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
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.
Private Collection, Tehran
Private Collection, Los Angeles (gifted by the above to the present owner in the 1980s)