Property from a Private Collection, California
1869 - 1954
NU AU COUSSIN BLEU (D. 442)
Lithograph, 1924, signed in pencil and numbered 47/50, on Arches wove paper, framed
image: 615 by 475 mm 24¼ by 18¾ in
sheet: 690 by 553 mm 27⅛ by 21¾ in
In good condition, except the sheet trimmed by approx. 60 mm in height and 7 mm in width at left. Pale discoloration in the margins and on the verso. Some small fox marks, a minuscule tear at upper sheet edge, and inconspicuous soft creases. (Two tiny spots of rubbing in the unprinted area at lower left and the verso with a hinge remnant at lower left corner.)
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.
Ex coll. Benjamin A. Trustman (not in Lugt)
Sotheby's New York, May 3-4, 2007, lot 211