Lot 468
  • 468

Georges d' Espagnat

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Description

  • Georges d' Espagnat
  • Vase de fleurs et fruits
  • signed gde (lower right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 73.5 by 60cm., 28⅞ by 23½in.

Provenance

Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris
Madame Hess, Paris
Thence by descent to the present owner in 1978

Condition

The canvas is not lined and there is a thick layer of varnish preventing the UV light from fully penetrating, however UV examination does not reveal any signs of retouching visible. There are some very fine lines of paint shrinkage to some of the thicker pigments. The impasto is rich and textured. This work is in overall 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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