LUIS ALVAREZ CATALÁ
1836 - 1901
VISITING THE GLOVEMAKER
signed L. Alvarez and inscribed Roma (lower right)
oil on panel
10¾ by 8¼ in.
27.3 by 21 cm
Oil on stable panel. The work is in fair condition aside from surface dirt and dust, a very few isolated nicks in the upper half of the composition, and a pin dot loss near the right lower edge. Under UV: heavy varnish fluoresces green. There is a possible old triangular repair at the right lower edge underneath the signature that fluoresces faintly. 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.