1881 - 1973
JACQUELINE AU CHAPEAU NOIR (B. 1028; BA. 1311)
Linoleum cut printed in colors, 1962, signed in pencil, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, France, and with their inkstamp on the verso, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
image: 639 by 525 mm 25⅛ by 20⅝ in
sheet: 753 by 622 mm 29⅝ by 24½ in
With full margins, in good condition except the red is attenuated and there is pale light- and mat-stain, darkest at mat opening. (A tiny, inconspicuous scuff in the black at lower image edge and an occasional speck of foxing in the margins, visible only on close inspection.) The verso with two tiny hinge remnants in upper corners with associated minor skinning along top sheet edge.
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.
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