ATTRIBUTED TO BARBARA REGINA DIETZSCH | A PURPLE TULIP WITH A BEETLE AND AN ORANGE TULIP WITH A BUTTERFLY: A PAIR OF BOTANICAL STUDIES
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ATTRIBUTED TO BARBARA REGINA DIETZSCH
1706 - 1783
A PURPLE TULIP WITH A BEETLE AND AN ORANGE TULIP WITH A BUTTERFLY: A PAIR OF BOTANICAL STUDIES
both gouache on vellum
the first, 11 by 7 ¾ in.; 280 by 196 mm
the second, 11 ⅜ by 7 ⅞ in.; 288 by 200 mm
Both hinge mounted to modern cream mounts and sold framed.
A purple tulip with a beetle) Some scattered water stains to the sheet and some small nicks to the extremities. There is a small tear to the upper half of the left edge (circa 4mm long) and a small pin prick hole to the upper centre. The work remains in otherwise good condition with the media stable throughout.
An orange tulip with a butterfly) Some noticeable abrasions to the extremities particularly to the upper corners and lower right edge. There are some losses of gouache to the left section of the tulip, however the work remains in otherwise fair condition.
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.
L'Antiquaire, Inc., New York (as Dutch School, late 18th Century)