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Milton Avery

Sleeping Lamb

Property from the Collection of Carolyn & Roger Horchow, Dallas, Texas

Milton Avery

Milton Avery

Sleeping Lamb

Sleeping Lamb

Property from the Collection of Carolyn & Roger Horchow, Dallas, Texas

Milton Avery

1885 - 1965

Sleeping Lamb


signed Milton Avery and dated 1963 (lower right); also inscribed "Sleeping Lamb"/by/Milton Avery/9x12/1963 (on the reverse)

oil on canvasboard

9 by 12 inches

(22.9 by 30.5 cm)


This lot is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, New York.

There is minor frame abrasion along the extreme edges with a small dent at the lower left corner. Under UV: although some 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.

Alistair McAlphine, England
Waddington and Tooth Galleries Ltd., London
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1978