Condition: Excellent, as issued; some minor imperfections may exist given the nature of the material. Please note that the lid has been displaced.
Provenance/Documentation: Sold in the original wooden box
ABOUT THE ARTWORK:
This editioned sculpture is one of Maurizio Cattelan’s most discussed sculptures. With the larger version standing in Milan’s Piazza Affari in front of the Italian stock exchange building, the work features a gesture with a certain sarcastic stance.
Produced in cement,two versions of this work were issued: the white versions were produced in an unnumbered edition of 200, and the raw cement version was produced in an unnumbered edition of 1,800.
The images shown are of one example of the sculpture edition - note however that each sculpture is hand-crafted and may therefore have some variation in colour or detailing. Slight imperfections are not to be considered defects, but in fact add to the sculpture's value and unique character.
For the purpose of transparency, please see below our condition definitions used to describe each artwork on our store:
Mint, as issued
A print that is sold in the same condition as issued by the publisher. It has never been framed and has no apparent condition issues.
New, as issued
A sculpture that is sold in the same condition as issued by the publisher. It has not been displayed and has no apparent condition issues that were not inherent in the production or manufacture of the work.
An artwork that is sold with no apparent condition issues.
An artwork that is sold with one or a very small number of very minor or inconspicuous imperfections. Please refer to the individual artwork listing for additional information.
An artwork that is sold with one or more minor condition issue. Please refer to the individual artwork listing for additional information.
An artwork that is sold with one or more condition issues that are not minor in nature. The price of the artwork has been adjusted to reflect the condition. Please refer to the individual artwork listing for additional information.
An artwork that is sold with one or more condition issue that is significant in nature. The price of the artwork has been adjusted to reflect the condition. Please refer to the individual artwork listing for additional information.
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