Sold Without Reserve
Property of a Lady
1876 - 1943
IN THE PARK
signed L. Frequenez and indistinctly inscribed (lower left)
oil on panel
7⅛ by 10⅝ in.
18.1 by 27 cm
Indistinctly inscribed 'JE Blanche' by an unknown hand (lower right).
Oil on stable panel. The work presents well with bright colors. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. No apparent issues. 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.
The artist's studio (and sold, his posthumous sale, Angoulême, n.d., 1993)
Mark Murray Fine Paintings, New York
Acquired in 2005