1890 - 1964
NATURA MORTA A GRANDI SEGNI (VITALI 83)
Etching, 1931, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 24/50, on Fabriano wove paper, framed
plate: 246 by 344 mm 9¾ by 13½ in
sheet: 380 by 509 mm 15 by 20 in
With wide margins, the print is in generally good condition apart from minor discoloration, primarily in the margins, including faint mottled fox marks, rust flecks and pale damp-staining in the lower sheet edge. The sheet is slightly thinned at the plate mark and stabilized with Japan on the verso in a small area above the signature at right. (The upper sheet edge slightly uneven at left.)
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.