1859 - 1945
signed H. Zatzka (lower left)
oil on canvas
27¼ by 41½ in.
61.6 by 105.4 cm
Original unlined condition. The work presents well, aside from a few isolated pin dot accretions and a small dash of accretion on the urn at lower right. Under UV: heavy varnish fluoresces green. There is a dot of retouching in the sky at upper center (faintly visible to the naked eye). Possible older, brushy restoration at the upper right edge and to the right of the green drapery at lower center. Brushy restoration in the upper and lower right corners. 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.
Private Collection, Switzerland
Sale: Koller Auktionen AG, Zurich, September 19, 2014, lot 3203, illustrated (as Flora)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner