Property from a Private Collection, California
1922 - 1993
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1991, initialed in pencil, dated and inscribed 'AP 8', one of ten artist's proofs aside from the numbered edition of 85, on Rives wove paper, with the blindstamps of the printer and publisher, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, framed
plate: 609 by 407 mm 24 by 16 in
sheet: 907 by 674 mm 35¾ by 26½ in
With full margins, in good condition apart from a very skillfully repaired 40 mm tear in the upper sheet edge.
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.
Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1991