PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EDDIE JORDAN
PATRICK LEONARD, A.R.H.A
NEARING THE PIERHEAD
signed l.r.: LEONARD; also signed, titled and inscribed "Roseville." Rush, Co. Dublin on a label attached to the reverse
oil on canvas
112 by 86.5cm., 44 by 34in.
Original canvas. There is a craquelure pattern across the surface with some occasional resultant spots of paint loss.
Under ultraviolet light there appear to be some signs of retouching to the upper left and right edges above the horizon, and near centre of upper edge.
Held in a simple wooden box 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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Purchased directly from the artist by a private collector;
Their sale, Christie's, London, 19 May 2000, lot 169, where purchased by the present owner