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Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov

Clouds over a Lake

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Estimate:

30,000 to - 50,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, Germany

Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov

Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov

Clouds over a Lake

Clouds over a Lake

Estimate:

30,000 to - 50,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, Germany

Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov

1876 - 1945

Clouds over a Lake


signed in Cyrillic and dated 1919 l.r.

oil on canvas laid on board

Board: 44.5 by 54cm, 17½ by 21¼in.

Framed: 57 by 66cm, 22½ by 26in.

The support is slightly bowed. The corners show minor signs of wear and are fraying slightly. Minor flecks of paint loss can be seen in both top corners. There are frame abrasions with associated losses along the edges. The surface is covered in a layer of dirt with spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed.


"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.

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Private collection, Switzerland
Thence by descent to the present owner