Property from a Private Collection, California
EDUARDO LEÓN GARRIDO
1856 - 1949
DRESSING FOR THE BALL
signed E.L. Garrido (lower right)
oil on panel
25⅛ by 32 in.
63.8 by 81.3 cm
Oil on panel. The colors remain bright. There is an extremely minor varnish scratch that extends from the upper left towards the face of the central figure in blue and pink. Under UV: there is a 3 inch vertical line of brushy inpainting extending from the right lower edge. Areas of brushy inpainting on the red curtain at upper left and around the ladies' heads at center. A few small retouches fluoresce in the upper half of compsition (and a partially visible to the naked eye). Scattered retouches in the lower half of the compsition. Brushy inpainting along the lower, upper and lower right edges. 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, October 12, 1994, lot 107, illustrated
Acquired at the above sale