Sold Without Reserve
active 1905 - 1939
indistinctly signed H. Crowther and dated 09 (lower left)
oil on canvas
12 by 14 ⅛ in.; 30.5 by 36 cm
Examined in the frame. Oil on canvas in original unlined condition. Fair condition, aside from surface dirt and dust; an area of accretion above the dog's nose; a pin dot loss on dog's chest; a small area of lifting at upper left; and a very few extremely minor surface scratches. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green. No apparent issues. Offered in a gold frame with floral motifs. Ready to hang in its 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.