signed with initials and dated 96 on the reverse
oil and wax on board and canvas
75 by 75cm., 29½ by 29½in.
The work comprises of a board and canvas inset, which appear in good overall condition.
Under ultraviolet light there appear to be no signs of retouching.
"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."
Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London, where purchased by the present owner in 1996
London, Austin/Desmond Fine Art, Felim Egan, 1996