We would like to thank the Comité Guigou (Franck Baille, Marc Stammegna, Nicole Durand, Sylvie Lamort de Gail), who kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work. A certificate can be delivered by the Comité upon request.
Very good condition.
Under the UV light :
Two very tiny retouches in the sky.
Some very tiny retouches along the frame.
The canvas bears an old inscription "La Crau", on the vertical bar of the stretcher, and another one illegible on the horizontal bar on the stretcher followed by "Souvenir de la Crau (Provence)". "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."