Property from a Private Collection, California
FRANCISCO DOMINGO MARQUÉS
1842 - 1920
A CAVALIER ESCORTS A LADY
signed F. Domingo and dated 1900 (lower left); initialed FD (on a wax seal on the reverse)
oil on panel
9⅜ by 13¾ in.
23.8 by 34.9 cm
Oil on stable panel. There is a very thin panel crack extending from the left edge through the couple at far left. Extremely faint craquelure in the trees in the upper half of the composition. Some isolated pin dots of accretion. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. A few sparse pin dot retouches fluoresce in the upper right quadrant. 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, January 19, 1995, lot 610, illustrated
Acquired at the above sale