MOHAMED MELEHI | ON RED NO. 1
MOHAMED MELEHI | ON RED NO. 1
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MOHAMED MELEHI | ON RED NO. 1

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

MOHAMED MELEHI | ON RED NO. 1

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:75,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

MOHAMED MELEHI

Moroccan

b.1936

ON RED NO. 1


signed and dated 1963 (on the reverse)

acrylic on canvas

122 by 100.5cm., 48 by 39½in.

Condition Report

Please note there appears to be a very minor tear within the center of the canvas, visible on the reverse. There is a very small dent within the upper right hand quadrant of the work, only visible on close inspection. Handful of light surface cracks and networks of craquelure within the lower quadrants of the work. Various surface marks throughout, particularly visible within the blue area in the lower-half of the work. Very minor wear to corners of the canvas. There are stretcher bar lines running parallel to the edges of the canvas which are entirely stable.


Colours are true to the catalogue illustration.


Inspection under UV light reveals no signs of restoration or repair.


Please note that this work is unframed.


Further enquiries:

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"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.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York City, New York

Estate Sale, San Francisco, California

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Modern and Contemporary African Art
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