1893 - 1983
LE HIBOU BLASPHÉMATEUR (D. 759)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1975, signed in pencil and numbered 3/50, on Arches wove paper, published by Maeght, Paris, framed
sheet: 1210 by 1520 mm 47 5/8 by 59 7/8 in
The full sheet, in generally good condition apart from uneven discoloration, darkest at the sheet edges and on the verso. Several inconspicuous small handling creases and two hard creases at the right and left sheet edges, each approx. 3 1/2 inches. A few brown stains, mainly on the verso.
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.