DER NAKTE LEBENSWEG
signed, titled and dated 81
acrylic on canvas
230 by 200 cm. 90½ by 78¾ in.
This work is in very good condition. Very close inspection reveals some light wear with some associated rub marks in places a the extreme edges and upper corner tips. Further very close inspection reveals a few minute media accretions in isolated places, which are likely to be original. The canvas is slack and there are some faint stretcher bar marks at all four edges and running horizontally towards the centre of the composition which are visible under close inspection.
Please note, Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
"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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Annina Nosei Gallery, New York
Sotheby's, London, 6 December 1996, Lot 266
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Indianapolis, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Painting and Sculpture Today, July - August 1982