PAUL A. SEIFERT
1840 - 1921
watercolor on paper
22 ¼ by 27 ¼ in.
inscribed and dated on verso $2.25, J.H.Rasqu.. April 3, 1919.
In apparent overall fine condition. In grain-painted frame. Overall yellowing. Two areas of acid burn in the proper left upper regions. Faint water damge in the proper upper left region and two small drips in the proper upper right. Very slight buckling of the paper. Pinhole puncture below the brown barn. Not examined out of frame or under UV light.
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.
Sotheby's New York, Fine Americana, October 10, 1998, sale 7195, lot 315;
Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.