Stichting P. en N. de Boer, their sale, London, Christie's, 4 July 1995, lot 57
Laren, Singer Museum, Oude Tekeningen, Verzameling P. en N. de Boer, 1966, no. 48
This is characteristic of Castiglione's style and technique, as well as subject matter. It is a particulary attractive example, compact and well-composed, and perfectly exemplifies the pastoral atmosphere which Castiglione sought to achieve.
Top left corner made up, many old holes and losses repaired. 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.