1893 - 1983
LE SARRASIN À L’ÉTOILE BLEUE (D. 578)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors with carborundum, 1973, signed in white pencil and numbered 38/50, on Arches wove paper, printed by Morsang, published by Maeght, Paris, framed
sheet: 1378 by 594 mm 54¼ by 23⅜ in
The full sheet, in good condition apart from a vertical crease along the extreme sheet edge at lower right and a few tiny inconspicuous tears in the deckle at left and right. The verso with very pale damp-staining in the lower third of the sheet, showing faintly through in the black upon close inspection. (A few spots of faint surface soiling in the black and a tiny fox mark 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.