1916 - 1971
signed l.r.: G. Dillon
oil on board
24 by 35.5cm., 9½ by 14in.
The board appears sound and the work in good overall condition. Two minor abrasions to right hand edge. It may benefit from a light surface clean.
Ultraviolet light reveals an opaque varnish. There appear to be some minor retouchings in the lower left corner, another small spot in the field by left edge and also in the sky upper right.
Held in a silver gilt composite 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."
Whyte's, Dublin, 30 May 2016, lot 40, where purchased by the present owner