Property of a Lady
ALEXANDRE RENÉ VERON
1826 - 1897
A WALK ALONG THE RIVER
signed AR Veron and dated 1896 (lower left)
oil on canvas
21⅛ by 28⅝ in.
53.7 by 72.7 cm
Original unlined condition. The work maintains bright colors and presents well, aside from minor surface dirt and dust, a few isolated areas of faint, fine craquelure, and bumping and pulling of the canvas at lower left. Under UV: varnish faintly fluoresces green. There are isolated brushy areas and fine dots of retouching in the sky and clouds, with brushy inpainting to address prior frame abrasion at upper left and in upper right corner. Ready to hang in its current state.
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.
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, February 9, 1999, lot 50, illustrated
Acquired at the above sale