CARPEAUX (MUSÉE D'ORSAY)
c-print, in artist's frame
image: 68.8 by 100.4 cm. 27 by 40 in.
frame: 71.6 by 103 cm. 28⅛ by 40½in.
Executed in 1988, this work is number 4 from an edition of 5.
This work is in very good condition. There is some wear with associated losses to all edges of the frame. Visible only when examined out of its frame there is some minor rubbing along the edges, only visible when examined out of its frame. Further very close inspection in raking light reveals some shallow and unobtrusive surface scratches in places to the print.
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Metro Pictures, New York
Yvon Lambert, Paris
Private Collection, London
Sotheby's, London, 21 November 2017, Lot 8
Acquired from the above by the present owner