Hokin Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands Acquired from the above by the present owner in April 1986
“I like money on the wall. Say you were going to buy a $200,000 painting. I think you should take that money, tie it up, and hang it on the wall. Then when someone visited you, the first thing they would see is the money on the wall."
This work is in good condition overall. Upon close inspection, there is evidence of wear and handling with associated minor abrasion along the top and bottom edges and in the corners. Upon close inspection, hairline cracking is visible, most noticeably in the pink and orange area near the center of the work. Also upon close inspection, there are areas of loss are visible along the top and bottom edges.Area of Surface irregularities approximately 2 in. from the top and right edges is possibly inherent to the artist's working method. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed. 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.