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  • Provenance

    Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    George Condo

    American • 1957

    Picasso once said, "Good artists borrow, great artists steal." Indeed, American artist George Condo frequently cites Picasso as an explicit source in his contemporary cubist compositions and joyous use of paint. Condo is known for neo-Modernist compositions staked in wit and the grotesque, which draw the eye into a highly imaginary world. 

    Condo came up in the New York art world at a time when art favored brazen innuendo and shock. Student to Warhol, best friend to Basquiat and collaborator with William S. Burroughs, Condo tracked a different path. He was drawn to the endless inquiries posed by the aesthetics and formal considerations of Caravaggio, Rembrandt and the Old Masters.

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The Lawyer

incised with the artist's initials, number and date "GC 02 3/4" on the back of the neck
patinated bronze
8 x 6 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. (20.3 x 17.5 x 19.7 cm.)
Executed in 2002, this work is number 3 from an edition of 4 plus 2 artist's proofs.

Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000 

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New Now

New York Auction 26 September 2018