M. C. ESCHER | CONVEX AND CONCAVE (B./K./L./W. 399)
Property of a Private American Collector
M. C. ESCHER
1898 - 1972
CONVEX AND CONCAVE (B./K./L./W. 399)
Lithograph, 1955, signed in pencil and numbered 14/57, on wove paper, framed
image: 281 by 333 mm 11 by 13⅛ in
sheet: 319 by 369 mm 12½ by 14½ in
With margins, in good condition except the sheet is trimmed and with extremely pale, uneven discoloration in the margins. Mottled foxing throughout, visible only when light passes through the sheet. (Two minuscule rust flecks at right sheet edge.)
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.