Lot 16
  • 16

Hendrik Willem Schweickardt

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • Hendrik Willem Schweickardt
  • Winter scene with skaters on a frozen river
  • oil on panel

Provenance

Richard Piper (1871-1936), Conghurst Farm, Hawkhurst, Kent;
By whom sold, London, Robinson, Fisher & Harding,  13 June 1929, lot 123 (as Dutch School, one of a pair of scenes of Summer and Winter, oil on panel [according to an inscription on the reverse]).

Condition

Panel is flat, stable, and beveled on the top and bottom edges. The panel is comprised of two pieces of wood brought together by a vertical join in the center of the overall panel. Overall the work is in very good condition. There are minimal retouches along the join, as well as a couple small scattered retouches in the sky. In a carved giltwood frame with small losses at top.
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.