1891 - 1930
FLOWERS IN VASE
signed Preston Dickinson (lower right)
oil on canvas
32 by 22 inches
(81.3 by 55.9 cm)
Painted circa 1924.
The canvas is unlined and there is frame abrasion at edges. There are stretcher bar marks at all four edges, there is scattered surface cracking and a few pindots of surface accretion. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish. There is inpainting to address frame abrasion at edges, some scattered dots throughout the composition with the largest concentration in the tabletop.
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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Daniel Gallery, New York
Sold: Sotheby's, New York, March 15, 1995, lot 181
Zabriskie Gallery, New York
Private collection, Connecticut
Private collection, New Jersey
Acquired by the present owner, 1995
New York, Daniel Gallery, circa 1924
New York, Zabriskie Gallery, Preston Dickinson: Paintings and Drawings, September-October 2002, no. 28, n.p., illustrated