Galerie Maeght, Barcelona Collection Dobe, Switzerland Private Collection, France (acquired from the above in 1993) Private Collection (gift of the above) Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2013
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling to the edges of the canvas. There is a minor indentation to the stretcher bar on the extreme turning left edge, approximately 1/4 way down from the top edge, inherent to the work. Upon close inspection, there is minor buckling to the canvas, most noticeable in the area near the bottom two corners. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is evidence of minor inpainting along the side edges of the canvas that fluoresces darkly. Framed. 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.