Galerie Charles et André Bailly, Paris Sale: Delorme, Paris, June 4, 1993, lot 13 Sale: Sotheby's, New York, June 14, 1995, lot 74 Private Collection, France (acquired at the above sale) Sale: Doyle, New York, May 2, 1996, lot 34 Acquired at the above sale
Denise Bazetoux, Henri Lebasque, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I, Paris, 2008, no. 803, illustrated p. 220
The work is in very good condition. The canvas is not lined. The colors present well, though the varnish is slightly yellowed. Under UV light: some original pigments fluoresce and were likely the artist's intent. 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.