ADOLPH GOTTLIEB | UNTITLED
Collection of Sidney & Bernice Clyman
1903 - 1974
gouache on paper
18 by 24 in. 45.7 by 61 cm.
framed: 26¾ by 32¾ in. 67.9 by 83.2 cm.
Executed circa 1949.
This work is in very good condition overall. There are artist pinholes in the corners. The edges of the sheet are cut slightly irregularly and are taped by the artist, all of which is inherent to the artist’s working method. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat intermittently along the edges. Please note, this work has not been inspected under Ultraviolet light. Framed under Plexiglas.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Estate of the artist
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York
M. Knoedler & Co., New York
Private Collection, Canada (acquired from the above)
Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in March 1989
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Adolph Gottlieb: Selected Works 1938-1973, April 1982, cat. no. 7, illustrated