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Ilya Bolotowsky

Scarlet Diamond

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Ilya Bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky

Scarlet Diamond

Scarlet Diamond

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

35,280

USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Ilya Bolotowsky

1907 - 1981

Scarlet Diamond


signed and dated '81; signed, titled and dated 1981 on the stretcher

acrylic on canvas

42½ by 42½ in. (107.9 by 107.9 cm.)

This work is in good condition overall. There is some minor handling wear to the edges, visible upon close inspection. There are scattered accretions throughout, including two pinpoint accretions in the left quadrant, a 3/4 inch linear accretion in the bottom corner, and a 2 inch rub mark along the lower left edge, visible upon close inspection. There are scattered areas of craquelure, most notably in the areas of white and blue pigment, visible upon close inspection. Under ultraviolet light, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.


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.

Gallery Gemini, Palm Beach
Private Collection
Sotheby's New York, 19 February 1988, Lot 185
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner