Property from an Important Private Collection
LES FUGITIFS AND SOLLICITUDE
each: signed Paul G.
acrylic on brown paper mounted on board, in two parts
each: 148 by 115cm.; 58 1/4 by 45 1/4 in.; overall: 148 by 230cm.; 58 1/4 by 90 1/2 in.
Executed in 1984.
This work is in good condition. There are light surface undulations along the top edges and a consolidated 10cm. tear with ensuing 1cm medium loss on upper right edge, only visible upon closer inspection. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light. The surface undulations can be mostly fixed by reframing.
This work is in good condition. There creasing along the centre left and centre right and along the bottom and top edges. There is a minor consolidated tear on top left edge. There is some very light creasing marks on centre left, only visible upon closer inspection. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light. The surface undulations can be mostly fixed by reframing.
The catalogue illustration is accurate; however, the overall tonality tends more towards a light brown paper tonality than orangeish-brown in the original work.
"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.
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Private Collection, Lebanon