Sold Without Reserve
Property of a Lady
1810 - 1865
FULL CRY: THE LEAD PLOUGHORSE JOINS IN
signed Dalby (lower left)
oil on board
10 by 15 in.
25.4 by 38.1 cm
Oil on board. The work presents well. Two extremely faint, minor surface scratches (diagonal and horizontal) at lower right just above the edge. Under UV: there are dots and dashes of inpainting scattered in the sky and some brushier areas of inpainting scattered along the edges in the upper quadrant and in the lower left corner to address prior frame abrasion. 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.
Dominic Bolongaro, Manchester (acquired directly from the artist until circa 1849)
Frank Partridge (by 1952)
The Pye Collection, Australia
Dickinson Roundell, Inc., New York (acquired from the above)
Acquired from the above in 2000