Property of a Lady
EDGAR ALWIN PAYNE
1883 - 1947
EXTENSIVE GARDEN (DECORATIVE PANEL)
signed Edgar Payne (lower left) and signed again indistinctly (lower right)
gouache and watercolor on paper laid down on board
10 x 29 inches (25.4 x 73.6 cm)
The work is affixed to its mat along the upper reverse edge and along the right and left reverse edges. The outer edges of the board appear to be uneven with a loss to the lower left corner. There appear to be a few scattered surface abrasions, most noticeably at lower right, and scattered surface accretions.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles, California
James M. Hansen Fine Arts, Ltd., California
Acquired by the present owner, by 1991