Untitled (Living Rooms)
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Untitled (Living Rooms)
each signed R Prince, dated 1977 and numbered 6/10 (on the verso)
Ektacolor prints, in 4 parts
images: each 15⅞ by 23¼ in.
40.3 by 59.1 cm.
Executed in 1977, this work is number 6 from an edition of 10.
This work is in very good condition overall. Each photograph is hinged to the window mat along the upper edge on the reverse. There are very soft undulations to each sheet. Under close inspection, a few small deposits of original retouching are visible on each print. Each framed under glass. There are Jablonka Galerie, Köln, and Stellan Holm Gallery labels on the reverse of each frame.
Big Orange Sofa: Upon close inspection and under raking light, there is evidence of faint swipe marks, mostly in the right portion of the image, likely inherent to the artist’s working method. Upon further close inspection, there is a ¾-inch faint scratch and a soft crease in the left quadrant. There is evidence of a faint scuff in the lower left quadrant, only visible under raking light.
Flower Sofa: There is surface inconsistency in the upper left quadrant and a soft handling crease along the upper left edge, only noticeable upon close inspection.
Blue Sofa: There are two soft handling creases in the right quadrant and one in the lower left quadrant, only noticeable upon close inspection.
Small Orange Sofa: Upon close inspection and under raking light, there is evidence of faint swipe marks, mostly in the right portion of the image, likely inherent to the artist’s working method. There is a soft handling crease near the left edge, only noticeable upon close inspection.
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.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004
Bernhard Mendes Bürgi, Beatrix Ruf and Gijs van Tuyl, Eds., Richard Prince, London, 2003, pp. 6-7, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., New York, Guggenheim Museum, Richard Prince, 2007, pp. 60-61, illustrated in color