Picassos By the Sea
Picassos By the Sea
signed and dated 74
papier-mâché, canvas, sand, twine, fabric, acrylic, found objects and board assemblage in Plexiglas case
51 by 36½ by 24¼ in. (129.5 by 92.7 by 62.2 cm.)
Executed in 1974-75.
This work is in very good and sound condition overall. All elements are present and stable. There is adhesive residue visible at some of the edges and corners, inherent to the artist's working method. There is a fine layer of surface dust present on the Plexiglas box and the top element of the sculpture.
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 directly from the artist by the present owner
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Art About Art, July - September 1978