Property from the Collection of Mr Seymour Stein
Head of a Youth
watercolour and bodycolour on brown paper
23 by 15cm., 9 by 6in.
The drawing is in good condition. The paper is not laid down and is cockling slightly in the frame. There is a small tear in each of the lower corners and faint staining to the face.
The drawing is contained in a simple wooden and gilt frame with a clean mount and under glass.
"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."
Christie's, London, 1 December 1989, lot 1091, where purchased by Seymour Stein