Property from the Collection of Brian P. Burns
IRISH SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY | LADY CONYNGHAM'S ROYAL POMERANIAN AT BIFRON'S, KENT
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BRIAN P. BURNS
IRISH SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
LADY CONYNGHAM'S ROYAL POMERANIAN AT BIFRON'S, KENT
indistinctly signed l.r.
oil on canvas
51 by 61cm., 20 by 24in.
Painted circa 1810.
The canvas is lined, providing a secure and stable structural support. Some faint traces of craquelure, mostly to the dog, which are stable. The work appears in good overall condition.
Ultraviolet light reveals some retouching in the upper right corner, lower left corner, in the grass to the right of the dog's head and in the background of the upper left quadrant.
Held in a decorataive gilt plaster 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.
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Dillon Antiques, Dublin, where purchased by Brian P. Burns in 1985
New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, America's Eye: Irish Paintings from the Collection of Brian P. Burns, 25 September 1997 - 4 January 1998