Property of a Private New York Collector
signed BAK (lower left)
oil on canvas
32¼ by 25¾ in.
82 by 64 cm.
Original canvas. Two horizontal cracks among chess pieces. Spot of white paint, center right margin. Otherwise, surface in good condition. No retouching apparent when viewed under UV.
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.
Hadassah Klachkin Gallery, Tel Aviv
Hadassah Klatchkin Gallery, Bak, 1971, illustrated in the exhibition catalog
Kunstverein Braunschweig, Samuel Bak, December 1978 - January 1979, illustrated in the exhibition catalog p. 40
Paul T. Nagano, A. Kaufman, Bak, Paintings of the last decade, New York, 1976, p. 105, illustrated
Rolf Kallenbach, Bak, Monuments to Our Dreams, Munich, 1977, p. 42, illustrated