Lot 3
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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Croquis à l'encre (recto) and Texte du devoir (verso)
  • Stamped with the artist's monogram (lower left)
  • Pen and ink on paper
  • 7 1/8 by 6 3/4 in.
  • 18.1 by 17.1 cm
  • Executed circa 1876-80.

Provenance

Marcel and Liliane Pollak (and sold by their estate: Sotheby's, London, October 26, 1994, lot 285)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Literature

Maurice Joyant, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, vol. II, Paris, 1926, p. 178, illustrated
M.G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre, Catalogue des peintures, vol. IV, New York, 1971, no. D.426, illustrated p. 75

Condition

The sheet is in generally fair condiiton. The sketch appears to be on the reverse of a notebook page, as there is truncated yet extensive writing on the reverse of the sheet. There is overall fading and some minor flattened creasing from handling along the upper edge.
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.
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