Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Texas
ETIENNE ADOLPHE PIOT
1850 - 1910
THE CHERRY GIRL
signed A. Piot (lower left)
oil on canvas
31¾ by 25½ in.
80.6 by 64.8 cm
Wax lined. Surface dirt and dust with a yellowed varnish and a few scattered dots of accretion. Scattered, stable craquelure, most prominently on the girl's face. Under UV: old varnish fluoresces green. No apparent issues. The work would be a good candidate for a professional clean. For a full treatment report, please contact the department.
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.
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A.B. Closson Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private Collection, Ohio (acquired in 1934)
Sale: Coeur d'Alene, Hayden, Idaho, July 31, 1999, lot 32, illustrated
Acquired at the above sale