Lot 110: RICHARD MISRACH, (AMERICAN B. 1949), "DESERT FIRE #82 (SMOKE, DUST, DEVIL AND SUN)"
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
(american b. 1949)
"DESERT FIRE #82 (SMOKE, DUST, DEVIL AND SUN)"
1984. Numbered ''#6/25'', titled, dated, and signed in pencil below image, chromogenic print
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61cm)
Second Light, Inc., New York, New York.
Acquired from the above in 1985.
"Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections", Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, September 9, 2011- December 4, 2011.
With general toning to paper, time and light staining, colors attenuated. This difference in color is evident at the extreme edges of the image area that had been covered by the mat. Each corner held in place by a photo corner and linen tape- the white underneath each corner is slightly discolored and yellowed. Each corner is slightly bent as well. With soft handling creases and minimal surface debris/ dust with various faint scratches and scuffs to the surface throughout (these are mostly evident under raking light). There is a fingerprint visible in the top center of the image area. Surface soiling present, for example, there is moisture residue in the form of light unobtrusive greyish flecks throughout. Verso exhibits minor wear to corners and 1 long scuff running horizontally across the bottom of the sheet.
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