1893 - 1983
LE MATADOR (D. 510)
Etching, aquatint and drypoint printed in colors with carborundum, 1969, signed in pencil and numbered 1/75, on Arches wove paper, published by Maeght, Paris, framed
plate: 1065 by 735 mm 41⅞ by 29 in
sheet: 1394 by 946 mm 54 ⅞ by 37 ¼ in
With full margins, in good condition apart from pale discoloration at the sheet edges and some small brown spots of staining at upper right. A few inconspicuous creases, one with a tiny tear at top sheet edge at right, approx. 4 mm, and a few tiny fox marks primarily in the margins. (The verso with minor traces of surface soiling.)
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.