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Lot 6: PAUL GAUGUIN 1848-1903

Est: $6,000 USD - $9,000 USDSold:
Sotheby'sFebruary 23, 2005New York, NY, US

Item Overview


inscribed Poro and annotated 172 and 187 16

ink on tan paper, unframed

Condition Note: sheet has stains and some uneven discoloration; upper right corner is replaced, just affecting the figure on the right (the tip of the head and hairline touched in); sheet appears to be backed with thin paper. Matted & unframed

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described in our catalogue. 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 DISCUSSION CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


5 7/8 by 3 3/8 in.<br><br>14.9 by 8.6 cm.

Artist or Maker


(sale, Hotel Métropole, Geneva, Nov. 24, 1986, lot 1861); Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr (sale, DeQuay & Lombraii, Paris, Oct. 17, 1994, lot 1)


This work will be included in the new edition of the catalogue raisonné of Paul Gauguin being prepared by Daniel Wildenstein under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.

Auction Details

Arcade Modern and Contemporary Art

February 23, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, US