PORTRAIT OF A CHILD HOLDING A PARROT
Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gold on vellum, gilt-metal frame
51 by 44 mm.
Overall in good order.
"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 Cavendish-Bentinck Collection;
Greta Shield Heckett (d. 1976), Pittsburgh, PA;
her executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 11 July 1977, lot 125;
sale, Geneva, Sotheby's, 11 November 1981, lot 229
Pittsburgh, 1954, no. 54 (as by Levinia Teerlinc)