Lot 150
  • 150

JAN BAPTIST KOBELL | Study of a sleeping cow with a sheep and goat

Estimate
2,500 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • Jan Baptist Kobell
  • Study of a sleeping cow with a sheep and goat
  • Black chalk;signed in black chalk, lower right: J Kobell f.
  • 213 by 289 mm; 8 3/8  by 11 3/8  in

Provenance

Max von Heyl zu Herrnsheim, Darmstadt (L.2879),
his sale, Stuttgart, Gutekunst, 25-26 May 1903, lot 175

Condition

Window mounted on a modern card backing. There are some old creases and small repaired tears to the left edge and a small, circular, light brown stain to the upper centre of the sheet. There is some slight rubbing to the extremities but the majority of the drawing remains in good condition, with the chalk fresh and the image strong. Sold unframed.
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.