Mr. W.W. Benson, Bloomfield, New Jersey (acquired from the artist and sold: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, April, 29, 1978, lot 705) Private Collection, Scarsdale, New York (acquired from the above sale) By descent from the above to the present owner
Oil on canvas, canvas is not lined. Surface: In generally good condition aside from frame abrasion to the left and right edges with associated losses and a small loss at lower right. UNDER UV: No apparent inpainting. 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.