Galerie Nourbakhsch Giti, Berlin Private Collection, Europe Acquired from the above by the present owner
“There is a contrast between the uniformity of Abts' work overall and the way in which she relinquishes control over form and expression in individual paintings. The result is a succession of unbounded explorations carried out within a framework of tightly controlled variables.”
Jo Lawson-Tancred , ‘Tomma Abts' intriguing paintings contain infinite worlds', Apollo Magazine, 11 July 2018, online.
The colours in the printed catalogue are fairly accurate, although there are fewer magenta undertones in the original.
This work is in very good condition. There is no restoration apparent when examined under ultra-violet 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."