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Claes Oldenburg

Shirt

No reserve

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Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 USD

Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg

Shirt

Shirt

No reserve

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

8,820

USD

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What is guaranteed?

Claes Oldenburg

b. 1929

Shirt


signed with the initials CO and dated 73 (lower right)

watercolor and crayon on paper

8½ by 5½ in.

21.6 by 14 cm.

Executed in 1973.

This work is in very good condition overall. The sheet is hinged at the upper corners of the reverse to the backing board. There are tonal variations to the surface inherent to the artist's working method and chosen media. There are areas of faint discoloration and very light handling wear to the extreme edges of the sheet, visible upon close inspection. Framed under Plexiglas.


Framed dimensions: 15⅝ by 13 in. (39.7 by 33 cm.)


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.

Sotheby’s New York, 3 May 1989, lot 277

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner