HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC | LA CLOWNESSE ASSISE (MADEMOISELLE CHA-U-KA-O) (DELTEIL 180; ADRIANI 172; WITTROCK 156)
Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD
Property of an Important Private Collection, Chicago
HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
1864 - 1901
LA CLOWNESSE ASSISE (MADEMOISELLE CHA-U-KA-O) (DELTEIL 180; ADRIANI 172; WITTROCK 156)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1896, from Elles, inscribed 'Série no 50' in ink by Gustave Pellet, from the edition of 100, with his paraphe (Lugt 1194) and monogram stamp (Lugt 1190), on wove paper with the G. Pellet/ T. Lautrec watermark, published by Gustave Pellet, Paris, framed
sheet: 525 by 402 mm 20⅝ by 15¾ in
The full sheet, printed to the edges, in good condition except the Pellet stamp is slightly faded. Faint discoloration and a few fox marks on the verso, not showing 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.
Dr. Martin and Francey Gecht
By descent to the present owner