Henri and Miette Seyrig, Paris (acquired directly from the artist) Private Collection, France James Goodman Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 2005) Acquired by the present owner from the above
This work is in good and sound condition overall. All the elements move smoothly and freely.The sculpture was previously repainted and there are minor losses to the paint surface particularly at the edges as well as scattered fine surface abrasions. 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.