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Guy Carleton Wiggins

Flags Up Fifth Avenue

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Guy Carleton Wiggins

Guy Carleton Wiggins

Flags Up Fifth Avenue

Flags Up Fifth Avenue

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

44,100

USD

The Passion of American Collectors:

Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Guy Carleton Wiggins

1883 - 1962

Flags Up Fifth Avenue


signed Guy Wiggins NA (lower right)

oil on canvasboard

16 by 12 inches

(40.6 by 30.5 cm)

There is minor frame abrasion along the extreme outer edges and there are isolated thin lines of surface cracking in the bright white pigments. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish. Although some of the white pigments fluoresce they appear to be the artist's original work.


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.

Private collection, New York
Private collection, Kansas City, 1967 (by descent)
Private collection, Milwaukee, 1992 (by descent; sold: Sotheby's, New York, April 7, 2017, lot 25)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale