M. C. ESCHER | THREE SPHERES I (B./K./L./W. 336)
Property of a Private American Collector
M. C. ESCHER
1898 - 1972
THREE SPHERES I (B./K./L./W. 336)
Wood engraving, 1945, signed in pencil and inscribed 'eigen druk', on laid Japan paper, framed
image: 279 by 169 mm 11 by 6 ⅝ in
sheet: 388 by 237 mm 15 ¼ by 9 ⅜ in
With wide margins, in good condition except the sheet is slightly trimmed and with very pale mat-stain. Three small losses in the sheet edges. The tips of the top and bottom corners at left with a tiny loss. Three spots of tape remains along the right and lower sheet edges.
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.