EDUARDO LEÓN GARRIDO | DRESSING FOR THE BALL
Property from a Private Collection, California
EDUARDO LEÓN GARRIDO
1856 - 1949
DRESSING FOR THE BALL
signed E.L. Garrido (lower right)
oil on panel
panel: 25⅛ by 32 in.; 63.8 by 81.3 cm
framed: 34¼ by 41½ in.; 87 by 105.4 cm
Oil on panel, not examined out of the frame. The surface is in generally good condition, aside from a minor varnish scratch extending from upper left towards the face of the central figure in blue and pink. Under UV light, there is a 3 inch vertical brushy repair extending from the right lower edge; areas of brushy inpainting at upper left, around the ladies' heads at center, and scattered at the edges; and a few scattered small retouches, some partially visible to the naked eye.
Framed in an ornate gold frame and ready to hang in its current state.
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 provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour 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 because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, October 12, 1994, lot 107, illustrated
Acquired at the above sale