signed and dated 1993 (lower right)
oil on incised panel
104 by 49cm., 41 by 19¼in.
There are minor nicks and light scratches to the black paint surface along the edges of the work and possibly elsewhere. There is a slight misalignment of the wood within the lower left hand corner, predominately visible from the reverse. This excepting, the work appears in excellent condition.
Colours are true to catalogue illustration.
This work is unframed.
Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6323 if you have any questions regarding the present work.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Henri Lidchi and Company, Johannesburg
Acquired from the above by the present owner c. 1970