1884 - 1950
DER NEGER (HOFMAIER 196BB)
Drypoint, 1922, signed in pencil, from the edition of 75, from Der Jahrmarkt, on cream Japan laid paper, with the blindstamp of the publisher, Marées Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co, Munich, framed
plate: 290 by 257 mm 11⅜ by 10⅛ in
sheet: 530 by 380 mm 20¾ by 15 in
With wide margins, in good condition except the upper and lower sheet edge shaved slightly unevenly. The sheet with mat- and light-staining and some slight undulation at upper left. A few small areas of surface soiling and a tiny, pale red stain in the margins. The verso with a tiny area of skinning at lower right.
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.