Property from a Private Collection in Europe
1870 - 1946
THE WESTERN WALL
signed Jehudo Epstein and dated 1927 (lower right)
executed in 1927
charcoal and chalk on tinted board
34¼ by 43¼ in.
87 by 110 cm.
This work is on paper laid down on board.This work is on very good condition. The colors are fresh. There is an approximate 2 cm. tear on the bottom corner as well as a small tear and minor loss by the bottom left edge and a few minor abrasions along the 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.
Sale: Sotheby's Tel Aviv, April 19th, 1990, lot 152
Jehudo Epstein studied at the school of drawing in Vilna and was later awarded a scholarship to work in Italy, based on his painting Saul and David.