Property from the Collection of Mr Seymour Stein
SIDNEY HAROLD METEYARD
1868 - 1947
Tristram and Yseult
watercolour with bodycolour and tempera
53 by 61cm., 21 by 24in.
This picture is in very nice condition. The paper has been laid down which is providing a stable structural support. There is a diagonal crease in the lower right corner and a smaller one in the upper right corner and a few small scratches to the paint surface but these are only visible upon very close inspection. The picture is ready to be hung.
FRAME The picture is contained in the original decorative Pre-Raphaelite style frame bearing the artist's name and the title in painted cartouches. The picture is glazed.
"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."
Roy Miles, London;
Christie’s, London, 22 February 1977, lot 144 as Knight Kneeling before a Princess, where purchased by Seymour Stein
London, Royal Academy, 1907, no.993