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ALEX KATZ | SWAMP MAPLE

Estimate:

30,000 to - 40,000 USD

ALEX KATZ | SWAMP MAPLE

ALEX KATZ | SWAMP MAPLE

Estimate:

30,000 to - 40,000 USD

Lot sold:

68,750

USD

ALEX KATZ

b. 1927

SWAMP MAPLE


signed and dated 81

oil on Masonite 

painting: 16 by 12 in. 40.6 by 30 cm.

framed: 21½ by 17¾ in. 54.6 by 45.1 cm.

This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light wear and handling along the edges, most noticeably minute losses to the bottom corners and two pinpoint and unobtrusive spots of paint loss along the top edge to the left of the tree trunk. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. Under very close inspection, some pinpoint and unobtrusive brown spot accretions are visible in the white area in the lower right quadrant to the right and left of the tree trunk. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed.


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 provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour 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 because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Robert Miller Gallery, New York

Private Collection, New York

Sotheby's, New York, 10 October 1996, Lot 360

Private Collection, New Jersey

Acquired from the above by the present owner