Property of a Private American Collector
M. C. ESCHER
1898 - 1972
WHIRLPOOLS (B./K./L./W. 423)
Wood engraving and woodcut printed in colors, 1957, signed in pencil and inscribed 'eigen druk', on Japan paper, framed
image: 438 by 235 mm 17¼ by 9¼ in
sheet: 546 by 317 mm 21 ½ by 12 ½ in
With wide margins, the print is in good condition. (An occasional small handling crease or tiny speck of foxing in the margins. Two Japan paper hinges on the verso showing slightly through in the upper corners.)
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.