SIR HERBERT JAMES GUNN, R.A.
THE HILLS NEAR RONDA
signed, inscribed and titled on the reverse: James Gunn/ Ronda Sunday 10th/ the Hills near Ronda
oil on canvasboard
36.5 by 25cm., 14¼ by 9¾in.
The canvasboard appears sound and the work in good overall condition.
Under ultraviolet light there are areas of fluoresce, notably in the sky, however, these appear to be original pigments rather than retouching.
Held in a simple wood 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."
The Fine Art Society, London, 1989;
Christie's, Glasgow, 25 February 1999, lot 148;
Sotheby's, Hopetoun House, 9 April 2001, lot 136, where purchased by the present owner