Property from a Private Collection, California
JEAN RICHARD GOUBIE
1842 - 1899
CHOOSING THE BEST HUNTER
signed R Goubie and dated 1878 (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on panel
24 by 36 in.
61 by 91.4 cm
Oil on canvas laid down on cradled panel. The work presents very well with fresh, bright colors. Extremely minor frame abrasion visible along the left edge. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green. There are a very few tiny retouches between the thatched roof and mounted rider at center right and one in the tree at far right. 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: Christie's, New York, February 18, 1993, lot 39, illustrated
Acquired at the above sale