Property from a Private New York Collection
1932 - 1990
graphite and paper collage on paper
Sheet: 9⅞ by 13⅞ in. (25 by 35.3 cm.)
Framed: 14¼ by 15⅞ in. (36.2 by 40.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1973.
This work is in good condition overall. The collage element is intact and stable. The sheet is hinged along the reverse to the mat. There is minor black residue on the upper and lower edges due to past hinging, not visible when framed. There is minor discoloration and foxing to the sheet along the edges, not visible when framed. There is a 1 inch accretion along the central right edge, not visible when framed. There are scattered creases to the sheet, most notably along the edges and most not visible when framed, visible upon close inspection. Framed under ultraviolet Plexiglas.
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