Property from a Southern California Private Collection
1859 - 1941
DAPPLED LIGHT ON A WOODLAND PATH
signed P. Monsted- and dated 1906 (lower left)
oil on canvas
23⅛ by 15⅛ in.
58.7 by 38.4 cm
Original unlined condition. The work presents well with bright, fresh colors. Frame abrasion visible at the lower left edge. A tiny pin dot loss to the canvas visible in current framing at the upper right edge. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green. Broadly applied inpainting to address prior frame abrasion at the left and right edges, with a few additional dots of retouching along the upper edge. 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)