Lot 62
  • 62

George Wesley Bellows

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • George Wesley Bellows
  • A Stag at Sharkey's (Mason 46)
  • Lithograph on Japan paper, mounted on card
  • image: 476 by 609 mm 18 3/4 by 24 in
  • sheet: 555 by 803 mm 21 7/8 by 31 5/8 in
Lithograph, 1917, signed in pencil, titled and inscribed 'No 85', from the edition of 99, published by Bolton Brown, framed

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, May 3, 2002, lot 4

Condition

The print is in generally good condition, with wide margins, laid down. Mat- and light-stain, and traces of surface dirt in the margins. A fox mark in the figure's proper left shoulder. Bottom of sheet unevenly trimmed. Inconspicuous damp stain in the upper left corner. A four inch supported diagonal tear in the sheet at lower right corner. The mount with losses at upper and lower edges.
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.
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