GEORGE LOVETT KINGSLAND MORRIS
1905 - 1975
ELEGY ON THE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN (FAREWELL TO FORTY-NINTH ST. (NO. 1))
signed Morris and inscribed for Irving M. Felt (lower left); also signed George L.K. Morris, titled and dated 1965-66 (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
27 by 35 inches
(68.6 by 88.9 cm)
The following condition report has been provided by Simon Parkes, Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc. 502 East 74th St. New York, NY 212-734-3920, email@example.com, an independent restorer who is not an employee of Sotheby's.
This work is in beautiful condition. The canvas is still stretched on its original stretcher. The paint layer is clean and unvarnished. It shows no damages or retouches. There is a 1 inch long mark near the center of the right edge in the pink color, which may be a slight scratch but could also be original to the artist. It is recommended that the work be hung as is.
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.
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Irving Mitchell Felt, New York (commissioned from the artist)
By descent to the present owner