Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
1906 - 1997
signed; signed, titled and dated 1966 on the reverse
tempera on wood mounted to wood
Board: 21¼ by 20½ in. (53.9 by 52 cm.)
Framed: 30½ by 29¾ in. (77.4 by 75.5 cm.)
The authenticity of the present work has been confirmed by Pierre Vasarely, President of the Fondation Vasarely, universal legatee and the moral right holder of Victor Vasarely. This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné de l’Oeuvre Peint de Victor Vasarely, which is currently being compiled by the Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is faint surface dust throughout. There are two pinpoint indentations to the surface along the upper edge and in the upper right quadrant with associated minor pigment loss, visible upon very close inspection. There is a minute area of possible restoration in the lower right corner, visible upon close inspection. Framed under glass.
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.
Galerie Denise René, Paris
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1967)
Sotheby's New York, Property from the Estate of Ned L. Pines, 14 November 1990, Lot 319
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner