Sold Without Reserve
1840 - 1905
ROMEO AND JULIET OVERLOOKED BY FRIAR LAWRENCE
pencil and pen and ink on paper
8¼ by 4¼ in.
21 by 10.8 cm
Pencil and pen and ink on paper. There is an unfinished drawing of two figures in pencil verso. The sheet is hinged to the mat along the upper edge. The edges were hand torn, except for the lower edge, which was machine cut. Handling creases throughout. Dirt from handling visible at the edges.
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: Bonhams, London, November 26, 2013, lot 97, illustrated
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
London, JS Maas & Co. Ltd., The Pre-Raphaelites and their Contemporaries: Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolours, November 13-December 8, 1961, no. 104 (a detail illustrated on the cover)