Property from the Collection of John Whitney Kelly
LETTER WITH A LIGHTHOUSE AND ANCHOR
signed Jamie (on the second sheet)
mixed media on paper
9 by 7 inches
(22.9 by 17.8 cm)
The sheet is hinged to support along reverse of top edge. There is surface cracking in the anchor and there is a rippling to the sheet that is inherent to the artist's materials. The letter continues onto a second sheet, which is included with this lot.
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.
Mrs. Catherine Auchincloss (acquired from the artist)
By descent to the present owner