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60

Georg Dionysius Ehret

The Passion Flower

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

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

Georg Dionysius Ehret

Georg Dionysius Ehret

The Passion Flower

The Passion Flower

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

13,860

GBP

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

Georg Dionysius Ehret

Heidelberg 1708 - 1770 London

The Passion Flower 


Watercolour and bodycolour on watermarked laid paper;

inscribed lower left: Passiflora holosericea., further inscribed upper centre: Granadilla folio hastato holosericeo, petalis candicantibus fimbrus ex purpureo & luteo varus, Martin / Linn: Sp: Pl: 958., numbered lower centre: 27

498 by 340 mm.

The work is in very fine condition. There are the occassional foxmark and tiny area of surface dirt but overall the sheet is well preserved. The paper is laid onto an acid-free mount.


"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