Lot 182: PABLO PICASSO | Tête de Faune (B. 1094; Ba. 1291)
28 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Linoleum cut printed in colors, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 5/50, on Arches wove paper, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
The print is in generally good condition. The margins with uneven mat-stain and foxing. The sheet has darkened overall. There is a one inch soft crease visible under raking light at lower right corner. Foxing faintly visible in the un-inked areas of the image. There is a one inch diagonal scratch in the image at lower right corner. The verso in generally good condition, sheet has darkened slightly overall with foxing scattered throughout. A few notations in pencil at corners of sheet.
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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Dimensions: image: 640 by 526 mm 25 1/4 by 20 3/4 in