1893 - 1983
LE SCIEUR DE LONG (D. 458)
Aquatint and drypoint printed in colors with carborundum, 1968, signed in pencil, inscribed 'H.C.', an hors commerce impression aside from the edition of 75, on Mandeure rag paper, printed by Arte Adrien Maeght, published by Maeght éditeur, Paris, framed
sheet: 765 by 579 mm 30 by 22¾ in
The full sheet, printed to the edges, in generally good condition except the colors slightly attenuated. The sheet with minor uneven paper discoloration and a few minute fox marks. Remnants of previous hinges at upper sheet edge verso with associated skinning. (Occasional printer's creases 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.