Sale: Sotheby's, New York, February 12, 1997, lot 135, illustrated Private Collection, New York (acquired at the above sale and sold, Sotheby's, New York, April 18, 2008, lot 21, illustrated) Acquired at the above sale
The work is in its unlined original condition. Under UV: fine dots and dashes of inpainting in the darkest pigments throughout. 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.