PAUL NASH | GARDEN STEPS
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
1889 - 1946
signed and dated 1929
pencil and watercolour on paper
38 by 56cm.; 15 by 22in.
The sheet is adhered to the backing board at all edges, but not fully laid down. There are Artist's pinholes in the corners of the work, mostly not visible it the current frame. The lower, left, and upper edges are faintly deckled and very faintly scuffed. The right edge is cut. There are very small nicks and tears to the left edge. There is a very thin strip of slight mount staining at the edges, mostly not visible in the current frame. The sheet ripples very slightly in the centre of the upper edge. There are faint handling marks in the upper left corner. There is some minor surface dirt and studio detritus to the sheet in places. This excepting, the work appears in very good overall condition, with strong vivid colours throughout.
The work is held in a window mount, and is presented in a stained wooden frame under glass.
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.
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We are grateful to David Boyd Haycock for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.