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From the Master of the Giants Album

Medea killing her children

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

From the Master of the Giants Album

From the Master of the Giants Album

Medea killing her children

Medea killing her children

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

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From the Master of the Giants Album

1779

Medea killing her children


Pen and black ink and gray wash over pencil, heightened with white;

dated in brown ink, lower centre: June 79

bears brown ink numberings, verso: 405, 3 and 2.s

522 by 347 mm; 20½ by 13⅝ in.

Laid down to a modern backing. The current mount covers a significant proportion of the sheet's edges where there is now notable discoloration in relation to the rest of the sheet. There are some minor scattered stains to the sheet but it remains in otherwise good condition with the combination of mediums strong and the overall image well preserved. Sold in a modern decorative giltwood 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.

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.

With Rowland, Browse and Delbanco, London, by 1949
London, Rowland, Browse and Delbanco, The Master of the Giants, 1949 (unnumbered)