Agathon Léonard, Le geste Art Nouveau, exhibition catalogue, La Piscine, Musée d'Art et d'Industrie André-Diligent, Roubaix, March 11 - June 9, 2003 and Musée départemental de l'Oise, Beauvais, June 25 - October 26, 2003, pp. 66-68
FR : Bon état général.
Quelques petites rayures et très petits enfoncements épars, cohérents avec l'âge et l'utilisation.
Encrassement dans les replis.
Quelques résidus de colle au revers, trace d'un probable petit patin qui aurait été collé au dessous de l'oeuvre.
EN : Good overall condition.
Some small scratches and very minor dents scattered, consistent with age and use.
Dirt in the crevices.
A few glue remnants on the underside, most likely due to a previous pad placed on the underside of the piece. "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."