The painting, which was given to Williams by Bridges, depicts a portion of the Pinocchio figure that is featured in The Fisher King (Tri-Star, 1991). According to the film's director, Terry Gilliam, the Pinocchio doll symbolizes Jack (played by Bridges) trying to become a real human.
Gouache on paper (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.; 28.5 x 24.6 cm). Signed by Bridges, matted and framed, with Williams Collection label on verso. Not examined out of 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. 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.