FREDERICK CAYLEY ROBINSON A.R.A., R.W.S. | STUDY FOR ONE OF THE ACTS OF MERCY MURALS AT MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL, LONDON
Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP
FREDERICK CAYLEY ROBINSON A.R.A., R.W.S.
STUDY FOR ONE OF THE ACTS OF MERCY MURALS AT MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL, LONDON
signed with initials l.l.; bears inscription on a label attached to the backboard: Sphere and Tablet Stall./ Subject./ "One of a series of sketches for mural decorations/ illustrating "Acts of Mercy"/ F Cayley Robinson/ Given by the artist for the "blinded soldiers/ & sailors Bazaar week. May 1917.
watercolour and pencil
28 by 48cm., 11 by 19in.
The paper sheet is flat. There are a few small creases to the sheet visible in the white area of the table-cloth in the centre. The paper is stained (visible in the catalogue illustration). Unexamined out of the 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."
Donated by the artist for the "Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Bazaar Week", May 1917, where probably purchased by Sir John Parkinson, thence by descent