Please note that this lot is to be included in the forthcoming monograph on Bogdanov-Belsky currently being prepared by A.E.Kuznetsov, to be printed by Zolotoi vek, St. Petersburg, end 2007/early 2008.
Original canvas. The paint surface is slightly dirty. Examination under UV light reveals no signs of retouching. Held in a bronze painted wooden frame. Unexamined out frame. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."