Lot 147
  • 147

Natalia Nesterova

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

  • Natalia Nesterova
  • Flight into Egypt
  • signed and titled in Cyrillic and dated 1989 on the reverse
  • oil on canvas
  • 150 by 150cm, 59 by 59in.

Condition

Original canvas which is slightly buckling in places. There are frame abrasions with associated paint loss along all four edges. There are areas of craquelure, notably to the sky in the upper left. There are flecks of paint loss in places. There is a light covering of surface dirt and spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light does not reveal any apparent signs of retouching. Held in a gold painted wooden frame. Unexamined out of frame.
"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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