HENRI MATISSE | PETIT BOIS NOIR (D. 319)
1869 - 1954
PETIT BOIS NOIR (D. 319)
Woodcut, 1906, signed in pencil and numbered 41/50, on Van Gelder laid paper, framed
image: 311 by 212 mm 12¼ by 8⅜ in
sheet: 462 by 290 mm 18⅛ by 11⅜ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from faint light-stain. The verso with faint, slightly uneven discoloration and small hinge remnants at the upper sheet edge. (A tiny paper imperfection in the lower right corner and skillfully repaired pin hole in the lower sheet edge.)
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.