Property from a German Private Collection
signed, indistinctly inscribed and dated Wilh. Kuhnert / [...] / 22.6.06 lower right
oil on canvas
37.5 by 56.5cm., 14¾ by 22¼in.
The canvas has not been lined.
The paint surface is stable and clean. Inspection under ultra-violet light reveals no visible sign of retouching. This work appears to be in good original condition and is ready to hang.
Presented in a simple 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, Germany (by 1999)
Sale: Kunstauktionshaus Schloss, Ahlden, 6 May 2001, lot 1279
Purchased by the present owner in circa 2013
To be included in Angelika Grettmann-Werner's forthcoming Kuhnert catalogue raisonné (WV no. 3654).