This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by Didier Imbert.
Durand-Ruel, Paris Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, January 17, 1951, n.n. Marcel Prudhomme, Paris (acquired at the above sale) Sale: Germann Auktionen, Zurich, March 26, 1981, lot 58 Acquired at the above sale
The canvas is not lined. There are three small losses in the sky in the upper left quadrant directly above the houses. Under UV, there are several strokes of scattered inpainting in the sky, and two strokes in the upper left and upper right corners. There is a stroke of inpainting in the lower right corner. The painting is in 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. 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.