1887 - 1971
PORTRAIT OF MISS JILL CLARKE
oil on board
30.5 by 25.5cm., 13 by 10in.
The board appears sound; pin holes in upper corners and small surface abrasion near centre of upper edge; some surface dirt otherwise in good overall condition.
Under ultraviolet light there appear to be no signs of retouching.
Held in a wood frame with a canvas inset.
"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 sitter and thence by descent to the present owner