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GRAHAM SUTHERLAND | STANDING ROCK FORM

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

GRAHAM SUTHERLAND | STANDING ROCK FORM

GRAHAM SUTHERLAND | STANDING ROCK FORM

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

GRAHAM SUTHERLAND

1903-1980

STANDING ROCK FORM


signed and dated 1972

pencil and oil on canvas

45.5 by 38.5cm.; 18 by 15¼in.

The canvas is original. There is an Artist's pinhole at the upper left corner. There are very minor frame abrasions and craquelure towards the edges, with a few tiny spots of loss to the edges of the extreme corners, not visible in the present frame. There is a faint stretcher bar mark towards the right edge. There is a small isolated area of extremely fine lines of craquelure in the green pigment to the top of the egg shape just below centre, only visible upon very close inspection. There is some light surface dirt and a few instances of studio detritus and surface matter. This excepting, the work appears in very good overall condition.


Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or retouching.


The work is held behind glass in a painted and gilt painted wooden frame.


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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.

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."

Collection of Mrs Graham Sutherland

Marlborough Fine Art, London

Private Collection

Their sale, Sotheby's London, 30th November 1988, lot 251, where acquired by the present owner 

Francesco Arcangeli, Graham Sutherland, Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milan 1973, cat. no.210, illustrated;

William Boyd, Graham SutherlandModern British Masters Series, Vol. IX, Bernard Jacobson Ltd., London, 1993, cat. no.31, illustrated. 

Zurich, Marlborough Galerie, Graham Sutherland - Recent Work, October - November 1972, cat. no.12, p.38, illustrated, with tour to Marlborough Fine Art, London.