SERGIO CAMARGO | TRE ELEMENTI
1930 - 1990
signed and dated Paris 68 on the reverse
painted wood construction
16½ by 16½ by 5 in. 42 by 42 by 12.7 cm.
This work is in very good condition overall. The media layer and each of the wooden elements are stable and secure. Intermittent lines of very fine craquelure are present along the base of each wooden elements, which are consistent with the age and media of the work. One very fine vertical line of craquelure measuring two inches in length is present at the right underside of the largest element. A minor spot of paint loss is present in the extreme upper right corner.
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.
Galerie Gromholt, Oslo
Private Collection, Scandinavia (acquired from the above)
Private Collection, Scandinavia (by descent from the above)
Sotheby's, New York, 28 May 2014, Lot 7
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Genoa, Galleria La Polena, Camargo, 1967
Hovikodden, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Gromholts-Samling, November 1973 - January 1974, cat. no. 8