WILLIAM CLIFT | 'GEORGIA O'KEEFFE AND JUAN HAMILTON, ABIQUIU, NEW MEXICO'
'GEORGIA O'KEEFFE AND JUAN HAMILTON, ABIQUIU, NEW MEXICO'
mounted, signed William Clift, titled Georgia O'Keeffe and Juan Hamilton, Abiquiu, New Mexico, dated 1983, and annotated extensively in pencil on the mount, matted, signed again William Clift in pencil on the overmat, framed
gelatin silver print
14 ⅞ by 18 ⅞ inches
(37.8 by 47.9 cm)
Executed in 1983.
This gelatin silver print is in generally excellent condition. Upon close examination in high raking light, a few scattered tiny deposits of original retouching are visible in the lower left portion of the image, as well as a faint linear deposit to the left of O'Keeffe's head. There are small linear impressions in the lower margins. 'Print #1, 14 7/8 x 18 7/8', 'Mat and Overmat 24 x 28' and 'Rising White 4 ply' are written in pencil on the mount.
There is an area of dark, horizontal crayon markings on the reverse of the mount.
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.
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Acquired by the present owner from the above
Georgia O’Keeffe, Tokyo, 1988, p. 89, illustrated
Jeffrey Hogrefe, O’Keeffe: The Life of an American Legend, New York, 1992, fig. 42, illustrated
Charles C. Eldredge, Georgia O’Keeffe: American and Modern, New Haven, Connecticut, 1993, p. 41, illustrated