SIR EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES, BT., A.R.A., R.W.S. | Studies for The Pilgrim Outside the Garden of Idleness
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Property of a Lady and Gentleman
SIR EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES, BT., A.R.A., R.W.S.
1833 - 1898
Studies for The Pilgrim Outside the Garden of Idleness
bodycolour, chalk and charcoal on brown paper
35 by 57cm., 13¾ by 22½in.
The sheet undulates slightly and is not laid down. There are two small tears to the left edge and another to the right edge with a small paper loss in the lower right corner.
The drawing is contained in a simple wooden and gilt frame witha clean mount and under glass.
"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."
Christie’s, Manson & Woods, London, ‘Remaining Works of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Bart., Deceased', 16 and 18 July 1898, part of a folio of drawings (lot 56, 64 or 65);
Alfred Willey (picture dealer), from whom purchased in 1920 by the grandfather of the present owner