ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
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Sold by the Order of the Trustees of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to Benefit its Acquisition Program

ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Sold by the Order of the Trustees of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to Benefit its Acquisition Program

ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Lot sold:27,500GBP
(3 bids, reserve met)

Description

Sold by the Order of the Trustees of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to Benefit its Acquisition Program

ALAN DAVIE

1920-2014

JOE'S LUCKY DIP


signed, titled, dated OCT 1961 and inscribed on the reverse

oil on canvas

unframed: 122 by 152.5cm.; 48 by 60in.

framed: 126 by 156cm.; 49½ by 61¾.


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Condition Report

The canvas appears original. There is a minute historic fleck of loss towards the lower right corner in the black/orange border. There may be some instances of minor bloom including to the red vertical element and the orange in the upper right corner. There may be one or two instances of flattening to the impasto tips. There is some light surface dirt, studio detritus and a few small air bubbles in places some of which is in line with the Artist's working methods. There are some probably instances of minor staining including to some of the thicker light blue pigment. This excepting the work appears to be in very good overall condition.


Inspection under Ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or retouching.


The work is presented in a simple wooden frame.


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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. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color 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. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Provenance

Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by Joseph H. Hirshhorn in November 1961

Gifted by Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in 1966

Literature

Alan Bowness (ed.), Alan Davie, Lund Humphries, London, 1967, cat. no.351, p.121.


ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
Sold by the Order of the Trustees of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to Benefit its Acquisition Program
ALAN DAVIE | JOE'S LUCKY DIP
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