This work will be included in the forthcoming supplement to the catalogue raisonné being prepared by Abel and Gérard Rambert.
Estate of the artist Lucy Krohg, Paris Umeda Gallery, Tokyo (and sold: Sotheby's, London, April 2, 1981, lot 519) Acquired at the above sale
“Pascin…has taken woman much as she is, sometimes with flaws, often lovely, and he has shown us that her body need be neither a mirror of divine perfection nor the object of humiliation and shame, but simply beautiful in the fact of its existence” —Tom L. Freudenheim
Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged to a mount in two places along the top edge of its verso and in one spot along the verso of the lower right edge. Along the bottom edge the sheet is extensively inscribed, likely by the estate. The sheet is time stained overall and there is a faint matte stain running along all four edges. There are scattered spots of foxing, particularly along the edges. The sheet 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. 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.