TITO CONTI | ODALISQUE
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Property from the Collection of Mr. Stan Battat

TITO CONTI | ODALISQUE

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Mr. Stan Battat

TITO CONTI | ODALISQUE

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

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Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Mr. Stan Battat

TITO CONTI

Italian

1842 - 1924

ODALISQUE


signed Tito Conti (upper right) 

oil on canvas

20⅝ by 16⅝ in.

52.4 by 42.2 cm

Condition Report

Original unlined condition. The work is noticeably wavy on the left and right side. The surface presents well, aside from minor surface dirt and dust and scattered areas of finely patterned craquelure. Frame abrasion with some minor associated discoloration visible along left and upper edges. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Older, finely applied retouches visible above the figure's head and on her proper right cheek. A few fine dots of inpainting to address prior frame abrasion visible along left and upper edges. 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.

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Provenance

Sale: Franco Semenzato, Venice, December 16, 2001, lot 141, illustrated 

Sale: Bonhams, Knightsbridge, July 4, 2017, lot 131, illustrated 

Acquired at the above sale 

European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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