Description: conte crayon and chalk on tinted paper
Dimensions: 8 3/4 by 6 5/8 inches
Medium: conte crayon and chalk on tinted paper
Condition Report: This work was not examined out of its frame; edges show and are intact; Appears to be in good condition; sheet appears to be hinged to archival backing with pieces of tape, verso. A note along the bottom edge of the sheet in another hand reads as follows: "From a drawing made by Everett Shinn at Mark Twain's house on West 10th Street New York City at about 1903."
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: Kennedy Galleries, New York
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Sale: Christie's East, New York, November 20, 1990, lot 316
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner