JOHN DUNCAN FERGUSSON, R.B.A.
STUDY OF BATHERS WITH MIRROR
19 by 23.5cm., 7½ by 9¼in.
The sheet has been laid down. There are losses to the lower left and lower right hand corners and a horizontal tear extending approximately 4cm from the loss in the lower right hand corner. Staining and surface dirt throughout the sheet. Some foxing marks scattered throughout.
Held in a black and gold frame with cream mount. Under glass. Please note that this work has not been examined out of its 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.
Private Collection, Scotland
The present work is a study for an oil Bathers and Mirror (sold in these rooms, 1 May 2008, lot 150)