Property of an Important Private Collection, Chicago
1875 - 1963
LE PETIT ATELIER DE MÉCANIQUE (GINESTET/POUILLON E 289)
Etching, 1914-20, signed in pencil and inscribed 'tiré a 50', from the edition of 50 (total edition includes a few artist's proofs), on Arches laid paper, framed
plate: 158 by 197 mm 6¼ by 7¾ in
sheet: 250 by 320 mm 9¾ by 12⅝ in
With full margins, in good condition apart from pale mat-stain. (A few spots of faint 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.
Dr. Martin and Francey Gecht
By descent to the present owner