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Vik Muniz

Os Fumantes (Léger) [The Smokers (Léger)]

Works from A Prominent New York Collection

Vik Muniz

Vik Muniz

Os Fumantes (Léger) [The Smokers (Léger)]

Os Fumantes (Léger) [The Smokers (Léger)]

Works from A Prominent New York Collection

Vik Muniz

b. 1961

Os Fumantes (Léger) [The Smokers (Léger)]


signed, dated 2008 and numbered 1/3 on the reverse

reproduced labels, cut and punctured canvas lining, unprimed linen canvas, backing board, ink, nails, tape, D-rings, staples and adhesive residue in artist's frame, with two carpeted wood blocks

53⅝ by 40¼ by 9½ in. (136.2 by 102.2 by 24.1 cm.)

Executed in 2008, this work is number 1 from an edition of 3, plus 2 artist proofs.

This work is in excellent condition overall. There are scratches, adhesive residue, and general wear to the face of the work, inherent to the artist's working method and chosen media. There are a few pinpoint ink marks on the canvas from the artist's original signature on the interior side, inherent to the artist's working method and visible upon close inspection. Under ultraviolet light, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed in an artist's frame without glazing.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Pedro Corrêa do Lago, Ed., Vik Muniz: Obra Completa, 1987-2009 Catálogo Raisonné, Rio de Janeiro 2009, p. 631, illustrated in color
Luc Sante, et. al., Vik Muniz: Verso, Milan 2009, pp. 52-53, illustrated
The Hague, Mauritshuis, Vik Muniz: Verso, June - September 2016