Lot 2

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VIJA CELMINS  (Latvian/American b. 1938-)
Untitled (Ocean Surface) - 1972
2-Color lithograph
Pencil signed and dated lower right and numbered 13/65 lower left
Image size 6 inches x 41.5 inches (15.2 x 105.4 cm), sheet size 28.25 inches x 45.25 inches (71.75 x 115 cm)


Condition: Frame exhibits a framing label on verso from Aesthetic Frame and Art Services, Los Angeles, dated March 15, 1994. It is a floating mount tacked at each corner and looks to be in perfectly fine condition. There are no scuffs, dents, creases, smudges, or other abnormalities visible on the printed surface or the sheet as a whole. None of the corners have been bumped and there are no dents on the lightly deckled edge. The frame is a simple metal (brass) frame with Plexiglas installed with spacers so that it does not touch the printed surface. Lastly, it does not appear to exhibit any fading. Not examined out of frame, as deemed unnecessary.


Estimate:  $15,000 - 25,000   € 12,750 - 21,250
Price Realized: $70,000.00

Provenance:

Acquired by the present owner directly from Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California, and accompanied with a copy of original receipt of purchase dated January 21, 1994.


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