PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EDDIE JORDAN
oil on canvas with silver leaf
60.5 by 60.5cm., 24 by 24in.
Original canvas. Some minor losses to the silver gilt and occasional spots of surface dirt; otherwise the work appears in good overall condition.
Under ultraviolet light there appear to be no signs of retouching.
Held under glass in a white wooden box frame; unexamined out of 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."
Christie's, London, 17 May 2002, lot 109, where purchased by the present owner