Lot 168
  • 168

Gyula Tornai

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

  • Gyula Tornai
  • The Barber
  • signed TORNAI.GY. lower right
  • oil on canvas
  • 68.5 by 44cm., 27 by 17┬╝in.

Condition

Original canvas. There is some light retouching mainly to the darker areas behind the barber figure as well as to the edges of the lower half of the worksome visible under ultraviolet light. Apart from some slight paint loss to the lower left, and some slight craquelure and surface dirt, the work is in good overall condition. The work is unframed.
"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."