Property from the Collection of Gordon Shwayder Rosenblum
1885 - 1930
ÉTUDE POUR "LA JOIE DU SICILIEN"
Signed Pascin (lower left)
Pen and ink and ink wash on paper
8½ by 7½ in. (21.6 by 19.1 cm)
Framed: 16½ by 15½ in. (41.9 by 39.4 cm)
Executed circa 1907.
This work will be included in the forthcoming supplement to the catalogue raisonné being prepared by Abel and Gérard Rambert.
The work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged to a mat in three places on the verso, in two places along the top edge and one place along the bottom edge. There is an extremely minor tear to the table cloth in the bottom right corner. There are scattered minor spots of foxing throughout the sheet. There is a minor repaired tear at the bottom center.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
David Hughes, London
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, June 22, 1983, lot 90)
Acquired at the above sale