VASILY DMITRIEVICH POLENOV
OUTSKIRTS OF THE VILLAGE
oil on canvas laid on board
10.5 by 23.5cm, 4½ by 9½in.
The canvas edges have been cut unevenly and it has been laid down on board. It is rippling in the lower left where a window has been cut into the board. There are some minor paint losses to the corners and to the edges in places. There is a layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Held in a gold coloured wooden frame with decorative mouldings
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.