ROMERO BRITTO, (BRAZILIAN B. 1963),

Lot 49: ROMERO BRITTO, (BRAZILIAN B. 1963), "SQUEAKI"

Freeman's

December 14, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, US
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Description: ROMERO BRITTO (brazilian b. 1963) "SQUEAKI" Signed and numbered ''Romero Britto AP 4/6'' bottom center (an artist''s proof from an edition of unknown size), multiple made of constructed colored aluminum 26 1/4 x 16 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (66.7 x 41.9 x 13.3cm) With base: 28 1/2 x 24 3/16 x 11 9/16 in. (72.3 x 61.4 x 29.4cm) provenance: Gifted from the Artist to Best Buddies International Charity Auction held on board the Highlander V in 2008.
Condition Report: With minor surface soiling and staining throughout though most visible on white base, and various minor scratches, scuffs, smudges and surface abrasions present throughout. Deeper scratches evident as well that disrupt the black surface, for example, on the top along the edge of the right ear there are three. The first at the farthest corner measures 1/2 in. and runs diagonnally along the edge, the second measures 1 1/2 in. and runs parallel to the first and the third is a cluster of scratches measuring 1/4 in. and is present in the corner of the ear closest to the front side of the cat. With a 1 mm nick in the center of the cat recto, in the black circular portion of its bowtie, such that the yellow underneath shows through. There are two areas where white surface debris is present verso, both measuring approximately 1/2 inch in size, located in the black portion outlining the face on either side of the cat's cheek.


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