Property sold to Benefit ArtIs
1918 - 2005
signed NIKEL and signed in Hebrew (lower right); signed LEA NIKEL and dated 86 (on the reverse)
painted in 1986
oil on canvas
39¼ by 39¼ in.
99.7 by 99.7 cm.
This work is in very good condition. The canvas is not relined. No retouching is apparent when viewed under ultra violet light.
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.
Donated to Artis by Rachel Gottesman
Artis is an independent nonprofit organization based in New York and Tel Aviv, founded in 2004, whose mission is to broaden international awareness and understanding of contemporary visual art from Israel. Artis connects artists, art professionals, and the public through programs that emphasize sustained support and meaningful opportunities for visual artists from Israel living anywhere in the world. These efforts include career development programs and collaborations with 448 institutions through cultural seminars, public programs and exhibition grants.