M. C. ESCHER
1898 - 1972
PUDDLE (BOOL/KIST/LOCHER/WEIRDA 378)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1952, signed in pencil and inscribed ‘eigen druk', on Japan paper, framed
image: 240 by 321 mm 9½ by 12⅝ in
sheet: 328 by 409 mm 12⅞ by 16⅛ in
With wide margins, in good condition apart from pale uneven discoloration recto and verso. (A few flattened creases and an inconspicuous thinned spot.)
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.