Notley Abbey Inventory, April 1948, p. 27, principal landing, corridors and staircase to hall, 'A Water Colour sketch, Several Girls, signed Pascin’ (The Vivien Leigh Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, THM/433/6/1).
This work will be included in the forthcoming supplement to the catalogue raisonné being prepared by Gérard Rambert.
Gouache on fibrous board; the board is stable. There are some minor specks of pigment loss in places, not visually distracting. There is a small tear to the centre of the left edge (approximately 3cm. long). This work is in overall 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."