DISTORTED PLANE CONSTRUCTION NO.2
signed, titled and dated 1961 on the backboard; also signed on a label on the backboard
vinyl laminate on perspex
56.5 by 56.5cm.; 22¼ by 22¼in.
The structure appears sound, and the upper layer is securely fastened to the supportive wooden base. There is some very light rounding to the extreme corners of the perspex layer. There are some tiny cuts, scuffs and scratches to the vinyl laminate in places. There are some further scuffs and instances of surface dirt to the perspex. This excepting, the work appears to be in very good overall condition.
The work has an integral wooden support.
Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.
Richard Saltoun Gallery, London
Private Collection, London
We are grateful to the Artist for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work and the short note at sothebys.com.