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Bill Viola

Witness

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 USD

Property from an Important West Coast Collection

Bill Viola

Bill Viola

Witness

Witness

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 USD

Property from an Important West Coast Collection

Bill Viola

b. 1951

Witness 


color video on LCD flat panels mounted on wall, in 3 parts 

each: 16 1/4 by 13 by 2 in. 41.3 by 33 by 5.1 cm.

overall: 16 1/4 by 75 by 2 in. 41.3 by 190.5 by 5.1 cm.

Executed in 2001, this work is number 4 from an edition of 5, plus 1 artist's proof. 


This work is accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist. 

This work is in very good and sound condition. The video and electronic equipment is in good working order and is fitted for a US plug. There is evidence of minor wear and handling along the edges of the monitor screens. 


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.

Anthony d’Offay, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner in August 2001
London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, Bill Viola: Five Angels for the Millennium and Other New Works, May - July 2001