Frost & Reed Ltd., London; W. Russell Button, Chicago; Private collection
'The long cast for transport of wine barrels in a beautifully lit bar in the Geroanne (Drome Region) took my fancy and as the farmer and his family were very friendly, I used it as a temporary studio. The blue pigment by me, not by the farmer, is genuine ultramarine' Flint's typed label on the reverse of this picture
This watercolour is in very good condition with no obvious damages or stains. The paper has not been laid down and is flat in the mount. The picture is ready to hang.
The picture is contained in a simple gilt and wooden frame and under glass with a clean mount. "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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."