Lot 228
  • 228

Bartolomeo Pinelli 1781 - 1835

Estimate
3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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Description

  • Bartolomeo Pinelli
  • a group of seven watercolours of roman scenes: peasants worshipping at a shrine; a punch and judy show; a family playing with children; peasants on a road; a tavern scene; washerwomen; musicians serenading
  • several numbered in black chalk
  • all pen and grey ink and watercolour over black chalk

Provenance

Lady Eyre (according to a label on the back of one of the frames)

Condition

Framed (not seen out of the frame). Overall condition pretty good with some silght discolouring and a bit of foxing and surface dirt. The Punch and Judy show seems to have some white powdery mould at bottom edge.
"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.
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