1864 - 1946
gelatin silver print
4 ⅝ by 3 ½ inches
(11.7 by 8.9 cm)
Executed circa 1924-27.
This gelatin silver print, on matte paper, is in generally excellent condition. When examined in raking light, the following is visible:minor silvering in the lower left quadrant and a few very small deposits of original retouching. There is minor wear to the upper edge and lower corners.
The reverse is age-darkened at the edges. There are 2 modern hinges at the upper edge.
On the reverse of the secondary, modern mount, 'AS - P - 9' is written in pencil in an unidentified hand.
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.
Georgia O’Keeffe, Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1946 (by descent)
By descent to the present owner