signed and dated 2005 on the overlap
oil on canvas
160 by 110 cm., 63 by 43¼ in.
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Gil Presti, Paris, erroneously dated.
Please note the colours in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings.
This work is in overall good condition. The canvas is not lined. There are light abrasions to the extreme edges and some associated minor paint loss to the lower extreme edge, and a few scuffs to the lower right vertical edge. There are fine networks of drying cracks in areas to the darker passages (including to the frame of the mirror, the chair and the right of the composition), there are two areas of associated pigment loss to the frame of the chair (one measuring approx. 0.7cm and one measuring approx. 4cm). There is evidence of mould in places throughout, the largest spores of which are evident on close inspection (the largest measuring approx. 0.3cm in diameter). This work has been examined under UV and no restoration appears.
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
Sutton Lane, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner
London, Sutton Lane, Reflection Part II, January - February 2005
Paris, Sutton Lane, Christoph Ruckhäberle: Paintings and Linocuts 2003 - 2006, November - December 2006