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Lot 16: MIKULÁŠ MEDEK | Décolletage
November 30, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: oil and enamel on canvas
The canvas has not been lined. Ultra-violet light reveals some small areas which fluoresce dark, including towards the lower left corner and in the centre of the composition, attributable to the artist's technique rather than restoration. The work is in very good original condition and ready to hang. Presented in a narrow black frame.
"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.
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Provenance: Ladislav Kupkovič, Haste, Germany; thence by descent
Dimensions: 150 by 95cm., 59 by 37½in.
Exhibited: Prague, Galerie Rudolfinum, Mikulás̆ Medek, 2002, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue
Medium: oil and enamel on canvas