TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"
TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"
TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"
TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"
TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"
TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"
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The Sleep of Reason Part II: A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online

TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

The Sleep of Reason Part II: A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online

TOYEN | ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:2,375USD
(16 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

TOYEN (1902 - 1980)

ÉTUDE POUR "LES SPECTRES DU DÉSERT"


Signed Toyen and dated 37 (lower right)

Pen and ink on paper

10⅝ by 8¼ in. (27 by 21 cm)

Framed: 18¼ by 16⅜ in. (46.4 by 16.6 cm)

Executed in 1937.

Condition Report

Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged with mounting corners at all four corners. The top-right and bottom edges are all slightly time stained as well as an area of the center of the composition. There are also minor scattered stains throughout the sheet. There are very slight handling creases to the upper-left and upper-right edges. The work is in good condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Gallery of Surrealism, New York

Acquired from the above

The Sleep of Reason Part II | A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online
Online bidding closed18 Nov 2019 | 07:59 PM GMT