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59

Georg Dionysius Ehret

The Amaryllis

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

From the Collection of Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven (1900-1973)

Georg Dionysius Ehret

Georg Dionysius Ehret

The Amaryllis

The Amaryllis

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

27,720

GBP

From the Collection of Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven (1900-1973)

Georg Dionysius Ehret

Heidelberg 1708 - 1770 London

The Amaryllis


Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum;

signed lower right: G.D. Ehret. pinxit. 1761, AMARYLLIS Linn. / Lilic-Narcissus Scillae folus / flore niveo linea purpurea striato. Ehret / Tab.5.f2  

470 by 327 mm

The pigments are wonderfully fresh in this work. The vellum support also remains in good condition with only the most minor surface dirt and staining visible. The sheet is laid down.


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Lord Fairhaven (1900-1973);
by descent to the present owner