ALBERT BIERSTADT | SUNSET
30,000 - 50,000 USD
1830 - 1902
signed ABierstadt (lower right)
oil on paper partially laid down on board
11 ⅜ by 15 ½ inches
(28.9 by 39.4 cm)
We thank Melissa Webster Speidel, President of the Bierstadt Foundation and Director of the Albert Bierstadt catalogue raisonné project, for her assistance in the cataloguing of this lot.
There is frame abrasion along the extreme edges and the work appears slightly dirty. There appear to be a few scattered surface accretions and a few scattered scuffs. Under UV: the work appears to retain an uneven varnish and there is no apparent inpainting.
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.
Charles Mongeon, Oregon
Estate of the above
Jack Mongeon, Oregon (acquired from the above by descent in 1915)
Camille Mongeon, Oregon (daughter of the above, acquired by descent)
Acquired from the above by the present owner