JOHN SMART | PORTRAIT OF A LADY
London 1741 - 1811
PORTRAIT OF A LADY
Watercolour over pencil on card, gold frame, blue glass and hair reverse;
signed with the artist's initials and dated: JS / 1783
61 by 48 mm.
Some slight yellowing to the paper, otherwise good.
"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."
Sale, Geneva, Sotheby's 17 May 1984, lot 53