Louise Potthast-Weidman (great-niece of the artist), Cincinnati, Ohio Ira Spanierman, New York Rita and Daniel Fraad, New York (acquired from the above, 1967; sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 1, 2004, lot 76) Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
There is mat burn at the edges and the sheet is toned. There are a few minor tears at the edges beneath the mat and there is a repaired tear at the right lower edge. There are tape remnants from a former mounting on the reverse. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.