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Lot 140
  • 140

Georges Valmier

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
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Description

  • Georges Valmier
  • Le temps
  • Signed G. Valmier. and dated 1929 (lower right)
  • Oil on canvas

  • 15 by 46 7/8 in.
  • 38.2 by 119.2 cm

Provenance

Collection of M.X., Paris
Sale: Loudmer, Paris, November 22, 1993, lot 58
Private Collection, Japan
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Condition

Canvas is lined and the edges have been reinforced with tape. Surface is slightly dirty. Under UV light: There are a few small strokes of inpainting apparent near the center right edge and a fingernail-sized area is present in the upper right corner. Scattered dots of retouching in the lower left corner. Small strokes of inpainting along extreme edges to address prior frame abrasion. Though a thick layer of varnish is somewhat difficult to read through, no futher areas of inpainting are apparent. Overall work is in good condition.
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.