Description: Large 4to (410 x 320mm.), 16 leaves, the sketches mounted four to a leaf (average 195 x 135mm.), captioned in ink within the image in Italian, some also in French, nineteenth-century roan-backed boards,
some mounts chipped at edge with loss, first leaves loose, binding rubbed
Condition Report: the condition of this lot is as described in the catalogue description
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: Blackmer 1888
Provenance: H.M. Blackmer, book label, sale in these rooms 11-13 October 1989, lot 511
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