CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | BIRDS: A SET OF THREE PAINTINGS
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CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
BIRDS: A SET OF THREE PAINTINGS
oil on board
each 13 by 10 ⅜ in.; 30 by 26.4 cm
Examined in their frames. Each, oil on board. The works are in generally fair condition, aside from surface dirt and dust and scattered accretions. Each has a few scattered pin holes. The work with a bird with a yellow breast and the work with a green parrot have scattered craquelure with associated losses and lifting. Under UV: all three works have a fluorescing green varnish and scattered brushy areas of inpainting. The work with the bird with orange breast and the work with the green parrot have scattered pin dot retouches. The work with the bird with yellow breast has inpainting that has discolored and is visible to the naked eye. Each offered in a gold frame with classical motifs. Ready to hang in their current state.
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.