Property from a Private Collection, Pennsylvania
1859 - 1941
POND IN HERSTEDVESTER, DENMARK
signed P Mônsted, inscribed Herstedvester and dated 1923 (lower left)
oil on canvas
23⅛ by 35⅜ in.
59 by 90 cm
Original unlined condition. The surface presents well. There is a horizontal stretcher bar mark visible in the sky at upper right. Under UV: scattered, broad retouches throughout composition to address thinness to the paint layer. 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.
Sale: Bruun Rasmussen, Vejle, Denmark, November 21, 1997, lot 1218, illustrated
Sale: Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, May 28, 1998, lot 461, illustrated