M. C. ESCHER
1898 - 1972
SUN AND MOON (B./K./L./W. 357)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1948, signed in pencil and inscribed 'eigen druk', on tissue-thin laid Japan paper, framed
image: 251 by 270 mm 9⅞ by 10⅝ in
sheet: 325 by 347 mm 12¾ by 13⅝ in
The print is in good condition with fresh colors and wide margins. Some soft creasing throughout, inherent to paper type. (A few minuscule fox marks and a spot of stray ink in left margin. Verso with small remains from prior hinging at top corners, showing slightly through.)
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.