1893 - 1983
L'OISEAU SOLAIRE, L'OISEAU LUNAIRE, ÉTINCELLES (D. 447; SEE C. BKS. 117)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1967, signed in pencil, from the deluxe edition of 75 published in the catalogue for the exhibition 'L'Oiseau solaire, l'oiseau lunaire, étincelles, on Arches wove paper
sheet: 315 by 720 mm 12⅜ by 28⅜ in
The print is in good condition and the sheet is full. (A tiny loss to the deckle in the lower left corner and a few inconspicuous paper fibers adhered in the black ink at right. Faint discoloration and offprinting 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.