Property of an Important Private Collection, Chicago
HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
1864 - 1901
CLÉO DE MÉRIDE (D. 152; ADR. 262; W. 258)
Lithograph, 1898, from the edition of 400 before 1906, from Portraits d'Acteurs & d'Actrices: Treize Lithographies, on beige wove paper, framed
image: 293 by 240 mm 11½ by 9⅜ in
sheet: 392 by 316 mm 15⅜ by 12⅜ in
With wide margins, in good condition apart from faint light-stain and a few small spots of discoloration in the margins. Pale foxing, most apparent on the verso. A few inconspicuous soft handling creases throughout and small creases in three corners. (Hinges pressing through slightly at top corners.)
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.
Dr. Martin and Francey Gecht
By descent to the present owner