1923 - 1994
acrylic on paper laid on panel
15 by 18 in. 38.1 by 45.7 cm.
Executed in 1994.
This work is in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project
This work is in very good condition overall. Under very close inspection, There is light and unobtrusive evidence of handling and wear visible to the extreme edges, most notably where the white ground is soiled at the turning edges. There is a ⅛ inch pigment loss in the area of red paint at the top right corner. A superficial layer of dust has adhered to the surface. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.
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.
Galleri Farschou, Copenhagen
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 2000