IDENTICAL VIEWS I AND II (DIPTYCH)
each signed, titled, dated 2004 and numbered 3/10 on a label affixed to the reverse
c-printed on Diasec
each: 29½ by 29½ in. 75 by 75 cm.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of handling and wear to the edges most notably to the corner edges of both works, most notably the top right corner of the first and top and bottom left corner of the second work. Under very close inspection there are minor unobtrusive scratches only visible under racking light. Under further close inspection a minor layer of dust has accumulation on the surface.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Saffronart, New York, 12 March 2009, Lot 100
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
New York, Bose Pacia, Subodh Gupta, L.N. Tallur and Rashid Rana, July - August 2005 (another example exhibited)
New York, Boss Pacia; Mumbai, Chatterjee and New Delhi, Nature Morte, Rashid Rana- Identical Views, 2004 - 2004 (another example exhibited)
Mumbai, Red Earth India, Metrospective: Visual Representations of Metrosexuality, 2005 (another example exhibited)