HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
1864 - 1901
LE TOCSIN (D. 357; ADR. 143; W. P19)
Lithograph printed in blue and turquoise-green, 1895, Wittrock's A (of C), on wove paper, linen-backed, printed by Cassan Fils, Toulouse, France, framed
image: 572 by 452 mm 22½ by 17¾ in
sheet: 628 by 485 mm 24¾ by 19⅛ in
With margins, in generally good condition except the sheet is trimmed and the colors faintly attenuated. The linen backing stabilizes several small tears and holes, a few with associated inconspicuous inpainting, and a loss in the lower left corner. A tiny accretion at left of tower above the tree line and an occasional small fox mark. Some faint discoloration and surface soiling in the margins.
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.
Ex coll. Edouard Kleinmann and with his blindstamp at lower left (L. 1573)