Tiger Lily
Artist: Alex Katz
Artwork: Tiger Lily
Size: 81.3 x 124.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1968
Marks: Signed and dated '68'
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Fischbach Gallery, New York; Private Collection, New York; Sotheby's, New York, May 3, 1989, lot 246; Private Collection, Hampton, New Hampshire; Sotheby's, New York, November 15, 2007, lot 281; Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Date: 2013-11-14
Lot Number: 287
Notes: In good condition overall; There is evidence of wear and handling to the edges and corners, resulting in hairline craquelure, flaking and paint loss at the extreme edges; Close inspection reveals some scattered areas of hairline craquelure in the areas of dark green paint; There are faint stretcher bar impressions along the sides and in the center, which are visible under raking light; Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is evidence of retouching intermittently along the sides of the canvas, two spots in the right of the orange flower and a few minor spots in the dark green; There are also several scattered spots on the right side of the orange flower that fluoresce brightly under UV but do not appear to be the result of retouching; Framed

Date: 2007-11-15
Lot Number: 281