Estate of the artist Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Supplément aux années 1914 à 1919, vol. XXIX, Paris, 1975, no. 7, illustrated pl. 4 Josep Palau i Fabre, Picasso Cubism 1907-1917, New York, 1990, no. 1282, illustrated p. 430
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream laid paper. The sheet has been hinged toward the upper left and upper right corners of its verso. The left and bottom edges are deckled, and the top and right edges are cut. There is a 1/2 inch tear in the lower right corner on the bottom edge. This may be inherent to the work. There is a single pindot area of skinning to the center of the right edge. 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.