Oil on canvas
Oil on canvas, canvas is not lined. Surface: In generally good condition aside from minor abrasions along the extreme edges. UNDER UV: inpainting in lower left and lower right corner fluoresces. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
57 1/8 by 44 7/8 in.
Venice Biennale, International Art Exhibition XXXIV (Israel Pavilion), 1968, p. 108, no. 20, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue no. 117 London, Marlborough Fine Art, Mordecai Ardon (1896-1992); In Memoriam, May - June 1995, p. 37, no. 14, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue p. 23 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Mordecai Ardon: Landscapes of Infinity, February - July 2003, no. 42 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Highlights from the Yehuda Assia Collection, September – November 2009, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue pp. 40-41
Michelle Vishny, Mordecai Ardon, New York, 1973, no. 229, p. 231, illustrated pl. 161 Arturo Schwarz, Mordecai Ardon: The Colors of Time, Jerusalem, 2003, no. 63, illustrated p. 135
Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York The Yehuda Assia Collection, Tel Aviv Thence by descent to the present owner
Signed Ardon and dated 67. (lower right); signed Ardon and in Hebrew, and titled ˵SINAÏ 1967˝ (on the stretcher)
Property from the collection of the late Yehuda Assia
1896 - 1992