ILYA GRIGORIEVICH CHASHNIK
inscribed with a dedication by Lev Nussberg on the reverse
watercolour over pencil on paper
sheet size: 21.5 by 14cm, 8½ by 5½in.
The sheet has discoloured unevenly. There are some minor tears to the margins and the corners are slightly worn. There are two very faint diagonal creases running from the centre of the right edge to the red square, and there are some very faint creases elsewhere. The sheet has been hinged to the mount at the top and bottom edges. Held in a simple black wooden frame behind glass. Unexamined out of frame.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Ilya Ilich Chashnik, the artist's son, Leningrad
Lev Nussberg, Moscow, later USA
Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York