Sold Without Reserve
1832 - 1891
oil on canvas laid down on board
6½ by 16⅛ in.
16.5 by 41 cm
Oil on canvas laid down on board. The work presents well. Under UV: finely applied dashes of inpainting are visible in the left corners and along the right edge, with a concentrated area in the lower right corner. A few scattered pin dot retouches in the sky. 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.
Major W. Halswell, Honiton, Devonshire (by descent from the artist, according to a label on the reverse)
Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, no. 32709
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1970