RUDOLF OTTO VON OTTENFELD | SHEPHERD IN THE HILLS OF MONTENEGRO
RUDOLF OTTO VON OTTENFELD | SHEPHERD IN THE HILLS OF MONTENEGRO
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Property from a Private Collection, California

RUDOLF OTTO VON OTTENFELD | SHEPHERD IN THE HILLS OF MONTENEGRO

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, California

RUDOLF OTTO VON OTTENFELD | SHEPHERD IN THE HILLS OF MONTENEGRO

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Sold:10,625USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Collection, California

RUDOLF OTTO VON OTTENFELD

German

1856 - 1913

SHEPHERD IN THE HILLS OF MONTENEGRO 


signed R. v. Ottenfeld, inscribed München, and dated 1883 (lower right)

oil on panel 

12⅛ by 15⅜ in.

30.8 by 39.1 cm

Condition Report

Oil on stable panel. The work presents well, aside from minor surface dirt and dust with a few isolated pin dot accretions; a pin dot loss at the upper left edge (visible in current framing); and frame abrasion with associated discoloration along the right edge. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green in a streaky manner. 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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Mrs. Clarke (and sold, her estate, Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, November 11, 1937 (according to a label on the reverse))

Sale: Sotheby's, Los Angeles, November 17, 1980, lot 141, illustrated 

Acquired at the above sale 

European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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