GEORGE LESLIE HUNTER
GREEN HOUSEBOAT, BALLOCH
oil on canvas
40.5 by 50.5cm., 16 by 20in.
The canvas has not been lined. There is artist's paint on the reverse of the canvas. Overall the work is in good original condition. There is a faint diagonal surface scratch in the centre left of the composition. There are some scattered specks of surface dirt, otherwise the work is ready to hang.
UV light inspection reveals no evidence of retouching or restoration.
Held in the original frame.
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.
Pearson & Westergaard Ltd., Glasgow, where purchased by Major Ion R. Harrison and thence by descent
Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, The Thistle Foundation, Pictures from a Private Collection, 1951, no.56;
Edinburgh and London, The Fine Art Society, Three Scottish Colourists, 1977, no.105