Property Sold to Benefit Eltham College
signed and dated 1965
oil on board
122 by 91.5cm.; 48 by 36in.
The board appears sound. There is a pin-head sized rupture to the paint at the upper right corner with a corresponding fixture to the recto. There are a few instances of very minor studio detritus within the paint surface and some very minor surface matter and light surface dirt to the work. This excepting, the work appears in excellent overall condition.
Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or retouching.
The work is housed in a painted wooden frame. It is slightly loose in the frame.
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.
The Estate of the Artist Gerald Moore, by whom bequeathed to Eltham College, London