What is guaranteed?
1922 - 2005
signed Mercedes Pardo and dated 1960 twice (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
45½ by 37¾ in.
115.6 by 95.9 cm.
Executed in 1960.
This work is in very good condition overall. The canvas is unlined and well-stretched. The colors are vibrant, and the media layer and all areas of impasto are stable. The work is very lightly soiled overall. Along the extreme right and left edges, very minor frame abrasion and associated soiling are present. Under UV: no evidence of inpainting becomes apparent. Framed: 46 1/2 by 39 5/8 in.
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.