1958 - 1990
acrylic on muslin
88¼ by 45 in. 224.2 by 114.3 cm.
Executed in 1984.
This work is in good condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling throughout, consistent with the original intended use and installation of the work. Under close inspection, some varied discolorations are visible throughout the unprimed canvas, there are areas of lighter discoloration with associated tidelines, most noticeably in the upper third and lower left quadrant along with a few darker stains near the bottom center. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.
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Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, New York
Christie's, New York, 17 November 1999, Lot 203
De Pury & Luxembourg, Geneva
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2001