Property of a Private American Collector
M. C. ESCHER
1898 - 1972
RIPPLED SURFACE (B./K./L./W. 367)
Linoleum cut printed in black and grey-brown, 1950, signed in pencil and inscribed 'eigen druk', on laid Japan paper, framed
image: 260 by 320 mm 10¼ by 12⅝ in
sheet: 317 by 375 mm 12½ by 14¾ in
With wide margins, in good condition apart from pale mat-stain, darkest in upper margin. A few small fox marks, mostly in the margins. (An inconspicuous vertical crease along left 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.