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Duane Michals on Sale Now at Auction

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DUANE MICHALS | 'PORTRAIT OF ANDY WARHOL'

Lot 124: DUANE MICHALS | 'PORTRAIT OF ANDY WARHOL'

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Description: a sequence of 3 photographs, the first signed, titled, dated, and editioned '7/25,' the second and third numbered sequentially, in ink in the margin, each annotated in pencil on the reverse, 1973 (Album, unpaginated) (3)

Condition Report: These photographs are in generally excellent condition. A few minuscule deposits of original retouching are visible upon very close examination in raking light. On the third print, there is a tiny accretion near the upper edge of the image. The margin edges are worn and rubbed. The right edges of the first and third prints are slightly unevenly trimmed with some attendant hairline creasing. The prints are variously numerically annotated in pencil on the reverse. Brown and white paper tape remnants along the upper and lower edges on the reverse of the prints suggest that the photographs were previously hinged together in sequence.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.

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DUANE MICHALS | 'HOMAGE TO CAVAFY'

Lot 173: DUANE MICHALS | 'HOMAGE TO CAVAFY'

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Description: (Paris: Jacques Bosser, 1978, a total edition of 28), a portfolio of 10 photographs, each signed, captioned, and editioned '4/25' in ink in the margin, annotated in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1978; together with the printed title, introduction by Dominique Fernandez, and colophon, edition stamped '04/25.'  Folio, grey linen clamshell box with black stamped title on cover and spine, mirrored interior as issued; black slipcase

Condition Report: These photographs are in generally excellent condition. There is occasional minor wear to the margin edges and corners. The front matter and mats are generally clean, with little evidence of handling. The reverse of each mat is numbered sequentially in pencil in an unidentified hand. The clamshell box and slipcase are in generally excellent condition. The colophon indicates that the edition consists of 25 numbered copies; two artist's proofs; and one copy reserved for the Bibliotheque Nationale.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.

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