Lot 133: BO BARTLETT, (AMERICAN, B. 1955), "NUDE"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
(american, b. 1955)
Signed twice bottom right (once with the artist''s name and once with his ''IGN'' inscription), signed again with the artist''s ''IGN'' stamp, titled and dated 1985 bottom left, charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper.
29 7/8 x 22 in. (75.9 x 55.9cm)
Private Collection, California (acquired directly from the above circa 1992).
With pale time staining. All four corners have faint remnants of adhesive from previous hinging method and exhibit skinning consistent with removal of previous adhesive. With minor wear to extreme sheet corners, and with a tiny area of loss to the paper at the extreme bottom right sheet corner. At upper left vertical sheet edge, there are a few soft tears to the sheet, one measuirng 1/2 inch, one measuring 1/4 inch and approx. four measuring 1/8 inch or less. With occasional soft handling creases, for example several at the upper left of the sheet and several in the area of the right vertical edge at center. With an occasional faint fox mark present. Otherwise in good condition. Hinged to the support with white paper tape in two places verso at top sheet edge.
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