Property of a New York Private Collector
HENRY STANNARD R.B.A
THE OLD HOMESTEAD
signed Henry Stannard RBA (lower left)
watercolor on paper laid down on board
9⅞ by 13⅞ in.
25.1 by 35.2 cm
Indistinctly inscribed 'The Old Homestead/ By Henry Stannard/ RBA/ [....]/ Bedford' by an unknown hand (on the reverse).
Watercolor on paper laid down on board. The work is time and mat stained with surface dirt and dust. There are scattered small losses, nicks and dents at the extreme edges (not visible in current framing). 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.