CHARLES MARTIN POWELL | Dutch vessels in a breeze
CHARLES MARTIN POWELL | Dutch vessels in a breeze
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CHARLES MARTIN POWELL | Dutch vessels in a breeze

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

CHARLES MARTIN POWELL | Dutch vessels in a breeze

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Lot Sold:7,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of an English Gentleman

CHARLES MARTIN POWELL

Chichester 1785-1884

Dutch vessels in a breeze


oil on canvas

25.3 x 30.4 cm.; 10 x 12 in.

Condition Report

The canvas is lined, the paint surface is clean, and the varnish is clear and even. There are no major damages visible to the naked eye. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals fine lines of retouching to areas of the sky, notably in the upper left corner, centre left margin, and in the centre. There are further spot retouchings scattered in the sky, to the right of the left-most boat, and along the lower margin. In overall good condition. Offered in a carved and gilt wood frame with minor losses.


"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."

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Provenance

In the possession of the family of the present owner for at least a century.

Old Masters
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