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Lot 39
AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE | HEADLESS FIGURE STUDY
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Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein

AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE | HEADLESS FIGURE STUDY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein

AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE | HEADLESS FIGURE STUDY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:5,250USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein

AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE

1886 - 1956

HEADLESS FIGURE STUDY


ink, ink wash and pencil on panel

14½ x 9 in.; 36.8 x 22.9 cm

Executed circa 1947.

We are grateful to Robert Ansell for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.


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Condition Report

The panel is sound. The panel has been laid down to a supporting piece of panel. There are thin and stable cracks and nicks to the panel throughout the composition, inherent to the texture of the wood. There is a very small loss to the wood in the lower left corner and a pindot loss to the pigment in the center of the left edge. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent. This work is in overall very good condition.


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.


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