HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE
Property from the Estate of Tom Maschler
ALFRED WALLIS

HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE

Lot Closed

HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE
HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE
HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE
HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE
HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE
HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE
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ALFRED WALLIS

HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Property from the Estate of Tom Maschler

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ALFRED WALLIS

ALFRED WALLIS

HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE

HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

37,800

GBP

Description

Property from the Estate of Tom Maschler

ALFRED WALLIS

1855 - 1942

HOUSES, PORTHMEOR SQUARE


signed indistinctly Alfred Wallis (upper right); also signed indistinctly Alfred W and inscribed this is a old house and Poartmeor square (verso)

oil and pencil on card

unframed: 14 by 26.5cm.; 5½ by 10½in.

framed: 31 by 44cm.; 12¼ by 17¼in.


We are grateful to Robert Jones, author of Alfred Wallis Artist and Mariner (3rd edition 2018), for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work and the below note

Condition report

The board is taped to the window mount along sheet edges with brown tape (sheet edges unexamined). The work appears to be in very good overall condition.


The surface of the board is slightly uneven, in keeping with the Artist's materials. The card bows slightly. Some unobtrusive water staining, including to the right-most unpainted area between the houses and visible verso. A vertical line of extremely fine craquelure towards the left edge of the work with further more minor instances in the white pigment of the roof of the central house. A few slight creases to the card, including to the upper centre, and minor discoloration. One or two minute spots of staining and specks of matter. Some slight skinning and remains of tape verso.


Ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs fluorescence or retouching.


The work is window mounted and presented in a wooden frame, held under glass.


Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work.


Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


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. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color 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. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Provenance

Waddington Galleries, London, where acquired by Tom Maschler