Lot 14: EVERETT SHINN | Couple Sitting Among Lanterns, Cover for Vanity Fair

Sotheby's

October 20, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: pastel, gouache, and black crayon on paperboard
Dimensions: 22 7/8 by 17 1/2 inches
Medium: pastel, gouache, and black crayon on paperboard
Condition Report: pastel, gouache, and black crayon on paperboard. Work is in generally good condition aside from frame abrasion under the frame, surface dirt, a few very faint dots of discoloration in the moon, losses to the lettering along the upper edge, and faint discoloration. Work presents well and is ready to hang in its current state.
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.
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Saleroom Notice: Literature: Vanity Fair, 'The Early Years: 1914-1936', March, 1999, p. 152, illustrated
Literature: Vanity Fair, 'The Early Years:  1914-1936', March, 1999, p. 152, illustrated
Provenance: Condé Nast Publications, New York, until the mid-1980s
Mrs. Doreen Simmons, New York (acquired as a gift from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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