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ROBERT INDIANA | LOVE

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

ROBERT INDIANA | LOVE

ROBERT INDIANA | LOVE

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Lot sold:

500,000

USD

ROBERT INDIANA

1928 - 2018

LOVE


stamped with the artist's signature, date 1966-2000 and number AP 2/4 on the inside of the 'E'

polychromed aluminium

36 by 36 by 18 in. 91.4 by 91.4 by 45.7 cm.

Conceived in 1966 and executed in 2000, this work is artist's proof number two from an edition of six, plus four artist's proofs.


This work is being offered for sale from the online catalogue. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department at ctpdaysale@sothebys.com with inquiries. Please note that Sotheby’s shippers must be used for delivery to the successful purchaser. 

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. The surface is clean and smooth. Under very close inspection and extreme raking light, there are extremely faint and pinpoint superficial surface scratches and irregularities, most noticeably along the upper facing surface of the “L” and the lower interior edge of the “E.” Under very close inspection, There is a minor ⅛ inch abrasion along the lower exterior edge of the “E.” 


This work is being offered for sale from the online catalogue. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department at ctpdaysale@sothebys.com with inquiries. Please note that Sotheby’s shippers must be used for delivery to the successful purchaser.


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.

Morgan Art Foundation, Switzerland (acquired directly from the artist)

Private Collection, New York

Galerie Guy Pieters, Belgium

Private Collection, Paris

Private Collection, New York

Bonhams, New York, 15 November, 2017, Lot 8

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner