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Virginia Santos Avellar

Portrait of a Young Man

Virginia Santos Avellar

Virginia Santos Avellar

Portrait of a Young Man

Portrait of a Young Man

Virginia Santos Avellar

Portuguese

Portrait of a Young Man


signed and dated V Santos Avellar / 1905 centre right

pastel on paper

Unframed: 64.4 by 44.8cm., 25¼ by 17¾in.

Framed: 89 by 69cm., 35 by 27¼in.

The work has been examined out of frame and when framed, is ready to hang. There is a loss to the sheet to the upper left edge measuring 5.5 by 0.4cm. There are pinholes to all four corners and upper centre and evidence of frame rubbing. There are scattered faint fox spots throughout. There is a pinprick hole to the lower left edge and to the lower right edge, and a small tear to the lower right edge measuring 1cm. The sheet edges are slightly uneven.


"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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