signed in Latin and dated 61 l.l.
oil on canvas
73 by 91.5cm, 28¾ by 36in.
Original canvas. The tacking edges have been covered with a strip of fabric. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt with spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Held in a simple black tray frame. 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."
Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York
Born in Odessa, Nechama Szmuszkowicz studied at the city's Academy. In 1925 she settled in Paris where she was influenced by Fernand Léger.