signed Simon Parkes and dated 11 (lower left); also signed, dated again and titled Driftwood (on the reverse)
oil on board
18 by 14 inches
(45.7 by 35.6 cm)
There is minor frame abrasion at edges and there are artist's pinholes at extreme edges. Under UV: there is no apparent inpainting.
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.
[With]W.M. Brady & Co., New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2012
New York, W.M. Brady & Co., Recent Paintings, April 2012, no. 14