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Untitled aka Portrait of Pierre
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About the item

This work is in very good condition overall. The sheet is hinged on the reverse to the backing board along the top. The lower edge of the sheet is deckled. There is light evidence of handling to the sheet with some stray medium and light media accretions noted, likely inherent to the artist's working method and studio environment. There are a few soft creases to the sheet. Framed under Plexiglas.\nIn 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.\nNOTWITHSTANDING 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.\nSigned and dedicated To Pierre on the reverse
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NY, US
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medium

Oilstick and graphite on paper

creator

Jean-Michel Basquiat

condition

This work is in very good condition overall. The sheet is hinged on the reverse to the backing board along the top. The lower edge of the sheet is deckled. There is light evidence of handling to the sheet with some stray medium and light media accretions noted, likely inherent to the artist's working method and studio environment. There are a few soft creases to the sheet. Framed under Plexiglas. 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.

dimensions

22 1/2 by 22 1/4 in. 57.2 by 56.5 cm.

provenance

Vrej Baghoomian, Inc., New York Acquired by the present owner from the above

signedDate

Signed and dedicated To Pierre on the reverse

creator_nationality_dates

1960 - 1988


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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