JOHN FREDERICK PETO | FORGOTTEN FRIENDS: CANDLESTICK AND BOOKS ON TABLE
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JOHN FREDERICK PETO | FORGOTTEN FRIENDS: CANDLESTICK AND BOOKS ON TABLE

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

JOHN FREDERICK PETO | FORGOTTEN FRIENDS: CANDLESTICK AND BOOKS ON TABLE

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

JOHN FREDERICK PETO

1854 - 1907

FORGOTTEN FRIENDS: CANDLESTICK AND BOOKS ON TABLE


signed J.F. Peto (lower right) and bears inscription (on the reverse prior to lining)

oil on canvas

16 by 10 inches

(40.6 by 25.4 cm)

Condition Report

The canvas is lined with wax and there is fine surface cracking throughout. There are metal spacers affixed to all four tacking edges. Under UV: there is inpainting to address frame abrasion, a thin vertical line in the pages of the book near center right edge and a thin vertical line in the green background ant lower right. There are a few other scattered spots.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1970s 

American Art
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