1859 - 1941
A SUMMER'S DAY
signed P. Mônsted and dated 1924 (lower right)
oil on canvas
23⅜ by 34¾ in.
59.4 by 88.3 cm
Strip lined. The surface appears bright and presents well overall, aside from some minor rippling to the canvas and some scattered vertical lines of craquelure. Under UV: scattered finely applied inpainting in the sky, and a very few isolated small areas of inpainting in the landscape and water. 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.
Georg Kleis Kunsthandel, Copenhagen (according to a label on the reverse of the frame)
Sale: Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, May 26-28, 1998, lot 444, illustrated
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, November 9, 1998, lot 29, illustrated (as Lake View)
Private Collection, Michigan (acquired at the above sale and sold, Sotheby's, New York, January 31, 2014, lot 560, illustrated)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner