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Lot 20: MAURICE B. PRENDERGAST | The Dancers
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: watercolor and pencil on paper
Watercolor and pencil on paper. In generally good condition; hinged at all 4 corners to a sheet of archival matboard with pieces of tape, verso; some expected fading and a few scattered minor spots of discoloration; mild soiling: a few scattered pin dots of foxing/ light staining
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.
Robert Stark (acquired directly from the artist)
Constanza Roascio (sold: Sotheby's, New York, April 17, 1975, lot 99)
Private Collection, New England (acquired from the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 27, 1993, lot 9)
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Dimensions: 11 by 8 1/4 inches
Literature: Carol Clark, Nancy Mowll Mathews and Gwendolyn Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990, no. 590, p. 349, illustrated
Medium: watercolor and pencil on paper