WILLIAM HENRY JOHNSON | UNTITLED (UNINHABITED WAR SCENE)
WILLIAM HENRY JOHNSON | UNTITLED (UNINHABITED WAR SCENE)
WILLIAM HENRY JOHNSON | UNTITLED (UNINHABITED WAR SCENE)
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WILLIAM HENRY JOHNSON | UNTITLED (UNINHABITED WAR SCENE)

Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD

WILLIAM HENRY JOHNSON | UNTITLED (UNINHABITED WAR SCENE)

Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot Sold:56,250USD

Lot Details

Description

WILLIAM HENRY JOHNSON

1901 - 1970

UNTITLED (UNINHABITED WAR SCENE)


watercolor, gouache and pencil on tan paper

15 by 20 inches

(38.1 by 50.8 cm)

Executed circa 1943.

Condition Report

The work retains a sketch in watercolor and gouache on the reverse. The sheet is hinged to the support in two places at the top edge. There are scattered spots of foxing throughout, a few minor scattered surface accretions and some creasing at the upper corners. There's a small scuff between the spokes of the wheel at the right and there is a small tear at the upper center edge.


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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Cataloguing

Provenance

Holcha Krake Johnson (the artist's wife)

(probably) Her sister

Gift to the present owner from the above, 1985

The work retains a study in watercolor and gouache on the reverse, which is illustrated at right. 

Catalogue Note

The work retains a study in watercolor and gouache on the reverse, which is illustrated at right. 

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