ARTHUR HEYER | KITTENS PLAYING WITH A FLOWER
ARTHUR HEYER | KITTENS PLAYING WITH A FLOWER
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ARTHUR HEYER | KITTENS PLAYING WITH A FLOWER

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

ARTHUR HEYER | KITTENS PLAYING WITH A FLOWER

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

ARTHUR HEYER

German

1872 - 1931

KITTENS PLAYING WITH A FLOWER 


signed Heyer H (lower left)

oil on canvas 

23⅝ by 31⅜ in.

60 by 80 cm

Condition Report

Original unlined condition. There are two circular patches adhered to the reverse at upper center. The surface presents well, aside from minor surface dirt and dust and a few isolated pin dot accretions. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green in a streaky manner. There are small areas of restoration visible at upper center (corresponding to aforementioned patches); on the right kitten's front paw; and on the mother cat's ear and proper left side. There are additional isolated small, fine retouches on the right kitten and in the background. Inpainting along center left edge. 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.

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Provenance

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, January 28, 2006, lot 324, illustrated 

European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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