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Five Women (Study for Times Square Mural)

Five Women (Study for Times Square Mural)
48.3 x 116.8 cm
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Oil on shaped aluminum
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Painted verso
Provenance :
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, New York; Mr. Robert Beardsworth, Sarasota, Florida (Purchased from above); Private Collector, Virginia (By family descent)
Exhibition History :
Alex Katz: Cutouts, Robert Miller Gallery, February 21-March 17, 1979, cat. no. 3

Freeman Philadelphia

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The cutouts are slightly loose in their supports but appear stable; With minor surface soiling, a few minor rubbed areas and a few minute nicks in places at the extreme edges; There are white areas that appear to be traces of a dried liquid in places mainly in the figure at far right, and a few other marks on the other faces and verso; When viewed from reverse, the rightmost figure with a 1/4-in chip in her hair, a few visible short scrapes or scuffs; There is an irregular 2-in. piece of canvas or tape adhered to the centermost figure on the reverse (the artist has painted over this area); The leftmost figure when viewed from reverse with one or two strands of hair very gently bent; The individual metal vertical supports slightly rusted and oxidized; Some of the figures with very minute chips of paint loss in the immediate area where they attach to supports; The base upon which these are mounted slightly oxidized (matte looking finish) with a few specks, oxidized stains and minor scuffs; Under blacklight, there was no indication of inpainting or other restoration; Overall, in good original condition