The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Micheline Phankim. It will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné currently in prepartion by Micheline Phankim, Rainer M. Mason and Franck Leibovici.
Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris Acquired from the above by the current owner
The colours are fairly accurate in the catalogue illustration although the sheet tends more towards cream in the original work.
The edges are uneven, and there is a pinhole in each of the four corners.
This work is in very 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."