Lot 36: SALLY AVERY, (AMERICAN, 1902-2003)WATER''S EDGE
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Signed and dated 1987 bottom right, watercolor on paper.
24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7cm)
The colors slightly attenuated. With occasional faint surface debris, most likely a result of the black material on the extreme edges of the sheet, which is inherent to the medium. With one pinprick fox mark in the green area at bottom left sheet edge, one where the pink and green areas meet at the bottom of the left vertical edge, one at top horizontal sheet edge at right and another at the top horizontal sheet edge in the brown trees. With an area of soft brown staining (appox. one inch in length and 1 mm in width) at the middle of the extreme right vertical sheet edge. With an appox. 1 inch crescent shaped crease in the middle of the pink at the bottom left sheet edge. Verso the sheet is slightly toned and exhibits some of the aforementioned black surface debris. With very occasional fox marks verso as well. Hinged to the support with white paper tape in two places at top horizontal sheet edge verso. Generally in fine condition.
Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.