Property from a Distinguished American Collection (Lots 1-21)
1854 - 1932
signed R. Ernst. lower left
oil on panel
Unframed: 33 by 23.7cm., 13 by 9¼in.
Framed: 54 by 44.5cm., 21¼ by 17½in.
The panel is straight and providing a strong support to the paint surface. The work is in good condition, ready to hang. Examination under ultra-violet light reveals no evidence of retouching or restoration.
"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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