1881 - 1973
TÊTE D'HOMME À LA PIPE (B. 23; BA. 32)
Etching, 1912, signed in pencil and numbered 12, from the edition of 100, on laid paper, printed by Delâtre, published by Henry Kahnweiler, Paris, framed
plate: 130 by 109 mm 5⅛ by 4¼ in
sheet: 367 by 254 mm 14½ by 10 in
With wide margins, the print is in good condition except the left sheet edge is slightly uneven and there is a narrow band of faint discoloration along the upper sheet edge. An inconspicuous flattened crease in the left margin near top. (The verso with a band of discoloration along upper sheet edge and a few tiny specks of adhesive residue.)
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.