Fernando Castro, Domínguez y el Surrealismo, Madrid, 1978, no. 326, illustrated p. 168 (under the title L’atelier III) Isidro Hernández (ed.), Óscar Domínguez: una existencia de papel, Madrid, 2011, pp. 70 and following
Ana Vázquez de Parga and Isidro Hernández Gutiérrez, Curator of the Collection Óscar Domínguez have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The canvas is lined. There is a network of stable hairline craquelure throughout the composition. There is some frame rubbing along the extreme edges with associated dots of retouching visible under UV light. There are a few additional tiny dots and lines of retouching in the grey pigment in the upper left quadrant. This work is in good condition. "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."