Hans Richter (American, 1888-1976)
    Untitled, 1916
    Pencil on paper
    9 x 6-3/4 inches (22.9 x 17.1 cm) (sheet)
    Initialed and dated twice lower right: HR 16

    Collection of Bernard and Rebecca Reis, New York;
    Collection of Barbara Poe Levee, Los Angeles, California, by descent;
    Private collection, Denver, Colorado, by descent.

    This work is accompanied by a letter from the artist to Bernard and Rebecca Reis stating, "To my friends the Reis - Becky & Bernard - as they have nothing from the Dada period 1916. Here is one authentical! Love, Friedl + Hans Richter / Xmas N.Y. 54"

    Condition Report*:

    Sheet is hinged to mount at top corners verso; overall paper discoloration; light surface residue along the edges, most notably at the top right extreme edge; a few soft handling creases; one tiny tear at the lower right extreme edge under mat, with two notable tears repaired on the reverse with adhesive; a couple spots of light foxing. Matted to 12.5 x 10. Not framed. The separate letter is on a piece of cardboard, discolored and stained slightly, commensurate with age - measures 9.25 x 7.25 inches.

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