Anonymous sale, Paris, Nouveau Drouot, Maîtres Ader-Picard-Tajan, 17 March 1987, lot 160; Acquired at the above by a French private collector; By whose grandchildren anonymously sold, Paris, Sotheby's, 21 June 2012, lot 23; There acquired by the present collector.
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.