Property from an Important Private British Collection
AUGUSTUS JOHN, R.A.
DORELIA STANDING; EQUIHEN FISHERGIRL
pencil on paper
one: 39.5 by 26cm.; 15½ by 10¼in.; the other: 35 by 25cm.; 13¾ by 10in.
Equihen Fishergirl: Executed in 1907.
Both sheets are affixed to their mounts with two adhesive tabs in the upper corners. Both sheets have some very slight rounding to the extreme corners. There are some very light creases to both sheets in places. There is some time staining to the Equihen Fishergirl in line with the present mount. There are one or two tiny possible flecks of foxing to both sheets, and some possible tiny further stains elsewhere. There is some very light surface dirt as well. This excepting, the works both appear to be in good overall condition.
Both sheets are window mounted and held behind glass in simple wooden frames.
Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work.
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.
Acquired by the Grandfather of the present owner in the 1930s and thence by descent