BERND AND HILLA BECHER
1931-2007 and 1934-2015
'WINDING TOWER, GLENRHONDDA COLLIERY, TREHERBERT, SOUTH WALES GB'
ferrotyped, signed, titled, and dated in pencil on the reverse, framed, 1966, printed later, no. 2 in an edition of 5
22⅝ by 18 in. (57.5 by 47.2 cm.)
This ferrotyped print is in generally excellent condition. As is typical of ferrotyped prints, a general unevenness of the glossy surface and occasional pitting are visible upon close inspection. The print is gently rippled along the upper edge. There is a linear impression at the lower right corner. On the reverse are the following annotations in pencil: 'BHB 822 2/5.'
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.
Sonnabend, New York, circa 2005