Estate of the artist Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Supplément aux années 1910 à 1913, vol. XXVIII, Paris, 1974, no. 7, illustrated pl. 4 Josep Palau i Fabre, Picasso Cubism 1907-1917, New York, 1990, no. 509, illustrated p. 182
The work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is T-hinged in three places along the top edge of its verso. On the verso there are remnants of adhesive from a prior mounting along the right edge. There is a half-inch long crease in the upper right corner. There is some studio dirt along the edges. 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.