PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BRIAN P. BURNS
signed, dated and titled l.l.: M Collyer / 1892 "Come on"
oil on canvas
46 by 61cm., 18 by 24in.
The canvas has been lined, providing a stable support. The work appears in very good overall condition.
Under ultraviolet light there appear to be no obvious signs of retouching.
Held in a gilt plaster frame, ready to hang.
"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."
John Doughty Antiques, San Francisco, where purchased by Brian P. Burns in 1992