The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Dr. Peter Assmann.
Viktor Fogarassy, Graz Sale: Im Kinsky, Vienna, 20th April 1994, lot 135 Private Collection, Austria (sold: Im Kinsky, Vienna, 5th December 2017, lot 271) Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and hinged to the mount in two places along the upper edge. The sheet is slightly time-stained and there are a few scattered spots of extremely minor foxing in places. There are two small areas of slightly discoloured glue remnants to the lower corners of the verso. 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."