Property from the Collection of Willard and Elizabeth Clark
1822 - 1884
signed with initials GF (lower right)
oil on canvas
34 by 27 inches
(86.4 by 68.6 cm)
The canvas is lined and the tacking edges are covered with tape. There is surface cracking and a dot of loss above the girl's head at left. Under UV: there is inpainting to address surface cracking, most apparent in the figure at right, and a spot of inpainting in the background to the right of that figure's head. There are other scattered pindots and fine lines of inpainting throughout.
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.
Doll & Richards, Boston, Massachusetts
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1981
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Memorial Exhibition of the Works of George Fuller, April-May 1884