Lot 60
  • 60

Pavel Tchelitchew

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • Pavel Tchelitchew
  • Spahi Endormi
  • Stamped P Tchelitchew and inscribed Spahi Endormi (potentially in another hand, verso)
  • Gouache on paper
  • 19 5/8 by 25 5/8 in.
  • 49.8 cm 65.1 cm
  • Executed in Tunis in 1925.

Provenance

Private Collection, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Condition

Gouache on paper, sheet is adhered to backing board at upper left and right by scotch tape and white cloth tape. There is a strip of white cloth tape at lower center. In generally good condition aside from repaired tears at upper and lower left corners, several diagonal hard creases in upper right quadrant, a hard crease dog ear at lower right corner, and a few small areas of paint loss. There is a sticker in the verso at upper center.
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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