Property from a St. Louis Private Collection
JUAN PABLO SALINAS
1871 - 1946
indistinctly signed Pablo Salinas and inscribed Roma (lower right)
oil on canvas
29 by 50¾ in.
73.7 by 128.9 cm
Lined. The surface presents well with fresh colors. Extremely faint, finely patterned craquelure. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. There are scattered finely applied as well as brushy dashes of retouching and finely applied inpainting to address prior craquelure across the picture surface. Inpainting to address prior frame abrasion visible along lower, left upper and upper right edges. 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: Sotheby's, New York, October 23, 1997, lot 154, illustrated
Richard Green, London
Acquired from the above in 1999