JEHAN GEORGES VIBERT | A SECRET LETTER
JEHAN GEORGES VIBERT | A SECRET LETTER
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Property from a Private Collection, California

JEHAN GEORGES VIBERT | A SECRET LETTER

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, California

JEHAN GEORGES VIBERT | A SECRET LETTER

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Collection, California

JEHAN GEORGES VIBERT

French

1840 - 1902

A SECRET LETTER 


signed J.G. Vibert. (lower right)

oil on panel 

21¾ by 17⅜ in.

55.2 by 44.1 cm


Condition Report

Oil on cradled panel. The work presents well overall, aside from surface dirt and dust; frame abrasion along the upper edge; and a vertical repaired crack in the panel that extends from the lower edge towards the area between the cardinal's robes and the base of the statue. Under UV: There is brushy retouching to the aforementioned crack and surrounding areas. Additional finely applied retouches scattered throughout. This work would benefit from a clean and retouching. 


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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European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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