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Sam Gilliam

Diamas #2

Sam Gilliam

Sam Gilliam

Diamas #2

Diamas #2

Sam Gilliam

b. 1933

Diamas #2


signed and titled on the reverse 

acrylic on canvas

101.1 by 101.1 cm. 39¾ by 39¾ in.

Executed in 1963.

Colours:

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Condition:

This work is in very good condition. Extremely close inspection reveals some light handling marks and a few very short and faint rub marks in isolated places towards the edges of the work. Very close inspection reveals two pulled threads; one to the upper centre right of the composition and one to the lower centre left of the composition. Further very close inspection reveals a minute speck of loss to the dark blue pigment in the lower centre of the composition. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light.


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.

Private Collection, Argentina
Private Collection, Tortola (thence by descent)
Sotheby's, New York, 17 November 2017, Lot 118
Acquired from the above by the present owner