Mr. George A. Plimpton, Boston, Massachusetts; Mr. Calvin H. Plimpton (his son), Boston, Massachusetts and New York; Mrs. Ruth Talbot Plimpton (his wife), Boston, Massachusetts and New York; By descent to the present owners.
The canvas is lined and the edges of the original canvas are trimmed. There is craquelure throughout and there is an uneven varnish in the background. There are a few pindots of loss. Under UV: the work is difficult to read due to an opaque varnish but there appears to be inpainting in the background. 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.