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1056

William Wendt

Rock Ledge

Property from a Private Collection, California

William Wendt

William Wendt

Rock Ledge

Rock Ledge

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Property from a Private Collection, California

William Wendt

1865-1946

Rock Ledge

 

signed - William Wendt - and dated 1928. (lower left)

oil on canvas

28 by 36 in.

71.1 by 91.4 cm.

Executed in 1928.

The following condition report has been provided by Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc., an independent restorer who is not an employee of Sotheby's:


This work is in beautiful condition. The canvas is stills stretched on its original stretcher. The paint layer is stable, clean, undamaged, and shows no retouches. The work should be hung as is.  


Framed Dimensions: 40 3/4 by 32 3/4 in. (103.5 by 83.2 cm.)


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.

George Gardner Symons (acquired directly from the artist)

Acquired by descent from the above by the present owner

John Alan Walker, Documents on the Life and Art of William Wendt (1865-1946), California's Painter Laureate of the Paysage moralisé, Pittsfield, 1992, no. 34, pp. 102, 108

Los Angeles, Ambassador Hotel, Stendahl Art Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by William Wendt, A.N.A., 1929, no. 34

Pasadena, California, Pasadena Art Institute, Paintings by William Wendt, 1945-45, no. 3

Laguna Beach, California, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, William Wendt, 1865-1946, 1977, no. 47