PETER A. JULEY AND SON
Studio Active 1896-1975
SELECTED PORTRAITS OF ARTISTS
a group of 24 large-format photographs, including portraits of Thomas Benton, Joseph Pennell, John Singer Sargent, and George Grosz, among others, each mounted or flush-mounted, 23 with title in ink on the image or mount, one framed, studio active 1896-1975 (Smithsonian, pls. 8, 47, 48, 67, 75, 82, 86, 87, 109, 146, 166, 170, and 178) (24)
Various sizes to 21 by 16¼ in. (53.3 by 41.3 cm.)
A detailed report for each photograph is beyond the scope of this condition report. Please contact the Photographs Department for further information on specific plates.
The photographs in this group are in generally good to very good condition. Many of the prints exhibit the following: silvering, creases, glossy deposits, edge-wear, scuffs, and/or deposits of original retouching. The mounts are worn overall, with soiling and some with losses to the edges.
The portrait of Joseph Pennell is framed.
The sitters are:
Joseph Pennell; Thomas Benton; John Singer Sargent (2); Charles Dana Gibson (2); William Robinson Leigh; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Howard Chandler Christy (2); Bruce Crane; Guy Pene Dubois; Childe Hassam; James Montgomery Flagg; Hans Hoffmann; Everett Shinn; Kenyon Cox; Will Barnet; Herbert Haseltine; John La Farge; George Grosz; Albert Sterner; Reginald Marsh; and a composite portrait of several Impressionist painters including Monet, Renoir and Sisley.
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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