BASIL BLACKSHAW, H.R.H.A
THE HOLIDAY HOME IN THE MOURNES
signed and dated l.r.: Blackshaw/ Dec 83; also signed and titled on a gallery label on the reverse of the backboard
58.5 by 73.5cm., 23 by 29in.
The sheet is sound and appears to be laid down. Some minor abrasions in each corner and some minor spots of discolouration in the landscape near centre of right edge. The work appears in good overall condition, ready to hang.
Held under glass in a dark wood frame; unexamined out of frame.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
The Bell Gallery, Belfast;
Eastwood Gallery, Belfast, where purchased by the present owner circa 2006