Sold Without Reserve
ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIELS WITH PUPPIES: A PAIR OF PAINTINGS
both oil on canvas laid down on panel
each 3 ⅝ by 4 ½ in.; 9.1 by 11.4 cm
Examined in their frames. Both, oil on canvas laid down on panel. Both works are in generally good condition, aside from surface dirt and dust and minor frame abrasion. The work with the brown dog has very minor craquelure. The work with the black dog has minor, very small surface scratches at upper right. Under UV: both have scattered, brushy retouches. Both offered in simple black frames with gold liners and 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.