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Carl Larsson

Cock-a-doodle-do, it's seven o'clock

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 GBP

Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

Carl Larsson

Carl Larsson

Cock-a-doodle-do, it's seven o'clock

Cock-a-doodle-do, it's seven o'clock

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 GBP

Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

Carl Larsson

Swedish

1853 - 1919

Cock-a-doodle-do, it's seven o'clock


signed with initials lower right

watercolour over ink on paper

unframed: 31 by 47cm., 12¼ by 18½in.

framed: 74 by 89cm., 29 by 35in.

Examined in the frame under glass.

The sheet is slightly undulated, and there is a small, light abrasion to the right of the monogram and lightly in the upper-right corner. There is a tiny pinhole in the upper centre (visible in the illustration), and a minor, light stain in the wall below the hanging picture (these may be inherent to the work).


Otherwise, this work is in good condition, with fresh colours, and is ready to hang.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Sale: Auktionsverket, Stockholm, 19 May 1998, lot 1079
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Ulwa Neergaard, Carl Larsson, Stockholm, 1999, vol. I, p. 236, illustrated; vol. II, p. 71, no. 838, catalogued (as Kukuliku, klockan är sju and dated 1898)