Lot 131
  • 131

William Louis Sonntag 1822-1900

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • William Louis Sonntag
  • Night in the Forest
  • signed W.L. Sonntag and dated 1859 on the reverse
  • oil on canvas, unframed
  • 12 by 10 in.
  • 30.5 by 25.4 cm.

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. John W. Thompson, Lebanon, Ohio (received as a wedding gift, circa 1860)
By descent in the family to the present owner

Condition

Canvas is strip-lined. SURFACE: in generally good condition; craquelure with stretcher marks UNDER ULTRA VIOLET: scattered spots of foxing
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.
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