SAM FRANCIS | UNTITLED (SFM82-304)
12,000 to - 18,000 USD
Property from a Distinguished Japanese Museum Collection
1923 - 1994
Monotype printed in colors, 1982, signed in pencil on the verso, on handmade paper, framed
sheet: 1080 by 1969 mm 42½ by 77½ in
The print is in good condition and the sheet is full. Tightly hinged to the backboard with horizontal and vertical bands of double-sided tape, some pressing slightly though. The sheet edges with several handling creases at intervals, a few faint fox marks and a small greyish stain along upper sheet edge at center. (The verso not examined due to hinging.)
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.
Daco Verlag Günter Bläse, pub., The Monotypes of Sam Francis, Stuttgart, 1994, illustrated p. 235