1931 - 2017
signed -David Shepherd- and dated 89 (lower right)
oil on canvas
11⅞ by 20 in.
30.2 by 50.8 cm
Original unlined condition. The work presents very well with fresh, bright colors. Under UV: no apparent issues. 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.
Sold to benefit The David Shepherd Conservation Foundation, Fairlane Manor, Dearborn, Michigan, March 3, 1989
Claire Chambers, Michigan (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection (acquired from the above, February 1990)
Thence by descent to the present owner