EDWARD SEAGO, R.W.S.
THE BLASTED OAK NEAR BLAKENEY, NORFOLK
signed l.l: Edward Seago
oil on board
51 by 76.5cm., 20 by 30in.
The board is providing a good, stable support. A slightly discoloured layer of surface varnish. Otherwise the work appears to be in good overall condition.
UV light inspection reveals an area of retouching to the upper-centre framing edge. Some minor flecks of retouching to the centre-left edge. A very small fleck of retouching to the centre-rght frame edge.
Held in a simple gilt 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."
Duncan Miller Fine Arts, London, where purchased by the present owner