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SECTION 15.10
Information required for sculptures
Arts and Cultural Affairs (ACA) CHAPTER 11-C, TITLE C, ARTICLE 15
§ 15.10. Information required for sculptures. 1. The following
information shall be supplied as indicated in a written instrument as to
each multiple produced, fabricated or carved, on or after January first,
nineteen hundred ninety-one:

(a) Artist. State the name of the artist.

(b) Title. State the title of the sculpture.

(c) Foundry. State the name, if known, of the foundry which or person
who produced, fabricated or carved the sculpture.

(d) Medium. Describe the medium or process used in producing the
multiple. If an established term, in accordance with the usage of the
trade, cannot be employed accurately to describe the medium or process,
a brief, clear description shall be made.

(e) Dimensions. State the dimensions of the sculpture.

(f) Time produced. State the year the sculpture was cast, fabricated
or carved.

(g) Number cast. State the number of sculpture casts, according to the
best information available, produced or fabricated or carved as of the
date of the sale.

(h) If the purported artist was deceased at the time the sculpture was
produced, this shall be stated.

(i) Use of master. State whether the sculpture is authorized by the
artist or, if produced after the artist's death, whether it was
authorized in writing by the artist or by the estate, heirs or other
legal representatives of the artist. In the event of a sale after the
initial sale, the art merchant may disclose in writing evidence of such
reasonable inquiries as have been made pursuant to subdivision two of
section 15.15 of this article and any information imparted as may be
relevant in fulfilling the intent of this paragraph.

2. For limited edition sculpture produced on or after January first,
nineteen hundred ninety-one, in addition to the information required to
be provided pursuant to subdivision one of this section, the following
items of information shall also be provided to the purchaser in a
written instrument:

(a) whether and how the sculpture and the edition is numbered;

(b) the size of the edition or proposed edition and the size of any
prior edition or editions of the same sculpture, regardless of the color
or material used;

(c) whether additional sculpture casts have been produced in excess of
the stated size of the edition or proposed edition and, if so, the total
number of such excess casts produced or proposed to be produced and
whether and how they are or will be numbered according to the stated
intention of the artist or a statement that the artist has not disclosed
his intention about the number of additional casts or their numbering.
Additional sculpture casts shall include all casts from the same master
regardless of their color, material or size; and

(d) whether the artist has stated in writing a limitation on the
number of additional sculpture casts to be produced in excess of the
stated size of the edition or proposed edition and, if so, the total
number of such excess casts produced or proposed to be produced and
whether and how they are or will be numbered according to the stated
intention of the artist or the estate, heirs or other legal
representatives of the artist or a statement that the artist has not
disclosed his intention about the number of additional casts or their
numbering. Additional sculpture casts shall include all casts from the
same master regardless of their color, material or size.

3. For copies of sculpture not made from the master and produced
after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-one, in addition to the
information required to be provided pursuant to subdivisions one and two
of this section, the following items of information shall also be
provided to the purchaser in a written instrument:

(a) the means by which the copy was made;

(b) whether the copy was authorized by the artist or the estate, heirs
or other legal representatives of the artist; and

(c) whether the copy is of the same material and size as the master.