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My Black Belt

My Black Belt

My Black Belt

Tom Wesselmann

1931 - 2004

My Black Belt

incised with the artist's signature and numbered 5/8 on the back

painted steel

73 by 147 by 50 cm. 28¾ by 57⅞ by 19¾ in.

Executed in 1983-1990, this work is number 5 from an edition of 8, plus 3 artist's proofs.


Please note colours in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings.


This work is in very good condition. Extremely close inspection reveals a minute dent to the front of the sculpture towards the lower right. Very close inspection reveals some wear with associated paint loss in isolated places along the upper edge and reverse of the sculpture. There are some small areas of inpainting to the back of the sculpture, which fluoresce whene examined under ultraviolet light. No other evidence of restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light.

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