Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein
1912 - 1977
titled and dated Oct. /1941 (lower center)
pen and ink and ink wash on paper
8 x 10⅞ in.; 20.3 x 27.6 cm
Executed in October, 1941.
We are grateful to Gerard Hastings, whose new book on Keith Vaughan’s graphic art is to be published later in the year by Pagham Press in Association with the Keith Vaughan Society, for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work, and for compiling the catalogue essay.
The work is in excellent condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is taped to a window mount along all four edges of its verso. The sheet is slightly time struck. In upper left and lower right corners, a small crease measuring no more than half-inch in length.
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.
Redfern Gallery, London
Mr. Marvin Sloves
Osborne Samuel, London
Sale: Christie's, South Kensington, December 16, 2009, lot 81
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.