Property of a Private American Collector
1928 - 1987
CAMPBELL'S SOUP II (F. & S. II.54 - 63)
The complete set of ten screenprints in colors, 1969, each signed in ball-point pen on the verso and stamp-numbered 178/250 (total edition includes 26 artist's proofs lettered A-Z), on wove paper, framed (10 prints)
sheets: 889 by 585 mm 35 by 23 in
The prints are in good condition, the full sheets with fresh colors. (Each with an occasional soft handling crease or faint scuff and several with faint offprinting of the Lauffs inkstamp in lower left corner.) 'Scotch Broth' with an 8 mm tear at lower right sheet edge and 'Chicken N' Dumplings' with a diagonal crease in upper right corner.
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.
Ex coll. Helga and Walther Lauffs, and with their inkstamp and inventory number 87/1970 in pencil on the versos