Property from a French Private Collection
1859 - 1924
Parliament Square, London
signed Paolo Sala lower right
oil on board
26 by 72cm., 10 by 28¼in.
The board is flat, even, and ensuring a stable support.
Inspection under ultra-violet light reveals no visible sign of restoration.
This work is in good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented in a gilt frame.
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.
Private collection, Italy
Purchased from the above by the present owner
Painted circa 1900, the painting bears comparison with urban studies by Sala's compatriot Giuseppe de Nittis.