JACQUES VILLON AFTER HENRI MATISSE
ODALISQUE SUR LA TERRASSE (GINESTET & POUILLON E 633)
Aquatint printed in colours, 1922, signed in black ink by Matisse, numbered 21/200, published by Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, on Arches wove paper, unframed
plate: 485 by 604mm 19 by 23¾in
sheet: 613 by 770mm 24⅛ by 30⅜in
With full margins, in generally good condition, a short vertical tear at lower sheet edge (measuring approx. 15mm), some pale discoloration and fox marks in the margins, a small loss at upper sheet edge, a few further nicks and minute losses at extreme sheet edges, the verso with some slight skinning and creasing at lower left corner and severe backboard-staining, unframed.
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.