Lot 61: Richard Estes - Andy Capp - 1982 - SIGNED
14 November 2016
Brooklyn , NY, USALive Auction
Description: "Andy Capp" by Richard Estes, 1982 Signed Serigraph. Paper size is 26.5 x 23.75 inches, with an image size of 19.25 x 17.25 inches. The Serigraph is from an edition size of 250 and is not framed. The condition was rated B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age. Additional details: Signed and numbered in pencil by Estes. There are two minor cracks in the ink but paper is not broken. A major proponent of the Photorealist movement, this piece perfectly exemplifies Estes' technique of translating photographs of the cityscape he had taken into his work. Reflecting and refracting images where the major features of the cityscape are still identifiable and realistic but have been repurposed into the elements of a new piece of art. A true artifact of Estes's style and talent.
Condition Report: B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age
Artist or Maker: Estes, Richard