Large cabinet-style photograph signed and inscribed at the foot of the image and on the mount ("A Diomede Martinelli [?] G. Verdi")
24.5 x 17cm, by A. Ferrario of Milan, Milan, February 1895. some very light spotting and browning, a few marks and two small cuts to the right of the image
From the year of Verdi's planning of his rest home for musicians, a project dear to his heart, and which he called his 'finest work'.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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.