The Passion of American Collectors:
Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
Guy Carleton Wiggins
1883 - 1962
Central Park Skyline
signed Guy Wiggins (lower right); also titled, signed and dated Central Park Skyline/ Guy Wiggins N.A./ 1936 (on the reverse)
oil on board
12 by 16 inches
(30.5 by 40.6 cm)
There is frame abrasion along the extreme outer edges and the surface of the work appears to be slightly dirty. There are a few thin lines of isolated surface cracking in the snow in the foreground. Under UV: there is no apparent inpainting.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.