Lot 264
  • 264

Kees van Dongen

Estimate
12,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

  • Kees van Dongen
  • FEMME AU COLLIER
  • signed Van Dongen (towards lower right)
  • brush and ink on paper
  • 29.2 by 18.8cm.,11 1/2 by 7 3/8 in.

Condition

Executed on buff-coloured laid paper, not laid down, taped to the overmount along the upper edge. There is a minor paper infill on the reverse of the upper right corner and two strips of supportive tape across the upper corners on the reverse. There is a 0.5cm. tear to the centre of the left edge and two small vertical flattened creases to the upper edge. Apart from some minor studio dirt to the sheet, this work is in good condition. Colours: The paper tone is much warmer in the original.
"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."