Property of a Lady
JOHN FERGUSON WEIR
1841 - 1926
STILL LIFE WITH YELLOW ROSES
signed J.F. Weir. (lower left)
oil on canvas
10 ¾ by 16 ⅛ inches
(27.3 by 41 cm)
Painted circa 1885.
The canvas is lined, there is frame abrasion along the extreme edges, and there is surface cracking throughout with some areas of associated paint separation. Under UV: the work retains a yellowed varnish and there is inpainting to address cracking 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.
Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas
Adelson Galleries, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1999