Property from the Antoinette and Patrick Murphy Collection
ALBERT IRVIN, R.A.
signed and dated '05 on the canvas overlap
acrylic on canvas
183 by 152.5cm.; 72 by 60in.
The canvas is original. There is a tiny amount of rubbing at the extreme edges. There are some instances of minor air bubbles in the paint surface, in keeping with the materials. There is some minor evidence of accretions and studio matter in the paint surface. There is some light surface dirt and studio matter. Subject to the above the work appears to be in excellent overall condition.
The work is unframed.
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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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Gimpel Fils, London
Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin, where acquired by the present owners in 2006