Description: watercolor and gouache on paper
Dimensions: 21 1/2 by 18 inches
Medium: watercolor and gouache on paper
Condition Report: Watercolor and gouache on paper. Recto: In generally good condition aside from pinholes to the edges, one small hole at lower center, buckling of the paper, faint discoloration at edges, and uneven edges. The reds are strong and bright. Verso: Discoloration at extreme edges from mat stain and saturation stains. Remnants of glue at upper edge from prior hinging.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Provenance: Sale: Christie's, New York, March 27, 1981, lot 582
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Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above sale)