Property of a Distinguished Collector
1874 - 1955
THE LITTLE GOAT GIRL
signed l.l.: DOROTHEA SHARP
oil on canvas
61 by 91cm., 24 by 36in.
This picture is unlined and in excellent original condition with rich impasto throughout. There are no signs of craquelure and the paint surface is clean. The picture is ready to hang.
UNDER ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT
There are no signs of retouching.
The picture is contained in a modern wooden 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."
Sotheby's, London, 12 June 1987, lot 139, where purchased by the present owner