Playing in the Park above Lac Léman: Oil on board, which is slightly convex from left to right. The surface is visibly dirty and there are widely scattered pinpoint dots of discoloration. Under UV: pinpoint dots, dashes and larger spots of retouching are scattered throughout the composition.
Disembarking from a Steamer Towards Montreux: Oil on board, which is slightly convex from left to right. There is a 1 1/2 diagonal bump in the board at upper right. There are two pinpoint dents in the lake at lower right; one has associated loss, but the other at the right edge could be inherent. The surface is visibly dirty and scattered pinpoint dots of discoloration are visible in the sky, lake and mountains. Under UV: there are a few dots of retouching visible at upper left and some areas of brushy retouching in the mountains and in the sky at upper right. Thin lines of retouching are visible in isolated places in the water, sky and in the trees at center left.
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.