1887 - 1985
PAYSAN AU VIOLON (M. 551)
Lithograph printed in colours, 1968, signed in pencil, numbered 30/50 (total edition includes 25 artist's proofs), published by Mourlot, Paris, on Arches wove paper, framed
image: 295 by 222mm 11⅝ by 8¾in
sheet: 544 by 419mm 21⅜ by 16½in
With margins (the sheet trimmed by approx. 26mm in length), the colours attenuated, with light-staining, darkest at mount opening, foxing in the margins and verso, a band of adhesive-staining along upper sheet edge verso, framed.
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.