1882 - 1969
PLACE SAINT MICHEL ET NOTRE DAME
signed Edouard Cortes. (lower left)
oil on canvas
13¼ by 18 in.
33.7 by 45.7 cm
Original unlined condition. The work presents well. There is discolored, old varnish that remains at the extreme edges (not visible in current framing). Under UV: varnish fluoresces green. 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.
Galerie F. Clair, Paris
Arnot Galleries, New York, no. 4673
Haussner's Restaurant Collection, Baltimore, Maryland (and sold, Sotheby's, New York, November 2, 1999, lot 134, illustrated, as one of a pair)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Nicole Verdier, Edouard Cortès, Catalouge raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. II, Paris, 2009, no. 841, illustrated p. 196