1887 - 1985
THE LITTLE SWALLOW (M. 319; SEE C. BKS. 46)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1960, signed in pencil and numbered 18/60 (there is also a book edition of 250), from Daphnis and Chloé, on Arches wove paper, printed by Mourlot, published by Tériade, Paris, framed
image: 423 by 321 mm 16⅝ by 12⅝ in
sheet: 541 by 376 mm 21¼ by 14¾ in
With full margins, in good condition except the colors slightly attenuated. Faint discoloration along the lower sheet edge. The verso also with spots of tape remnants and minor spots of skinning at the sheet edges.
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.