ROSE BARTON, R.W.S.
signed and dated l.l.: Rose Barton / 86; also titled, signed and inscribed Inver / Lorne on an old label attached to the backboard
35.5 by 52cm., 14 by 20½in.
The sheet appears to be sound. There is a faint diagonal surface abrasion immediatly above the head of the central standing figure, only visible upon close inspection; otherwise the work appears in good overall condition.
Held under glass in a gilt frame with a gilt mount; 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."
Private collection, Woking;
From whom purchased by Florence Lowe in 1947;
By whom gifted to Charlotte Mollard in 1952 and thence by descent to the present owner