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Alberto Pasini

Watering the Horses

Property from a Distinguished American Collection (Lots 1-21)

Alberto Pasini

Alberto Pasini

Watering the Horses

Watering the Horses

Property from a Distinguished American Collection (Lots 1-21)

Alberto Pasini

Italian

1826 - 1899

Watering the Horses


signed and dated A. Pasini. 1874. lower right

oil on canvas

Unframed: 32.5 by 25cm., 12¾ by 9¾in.

Framed: 54 by 46cm., 21½ by 18in

The canvas has been lined and is providing a strong and stable support to the paint surface. The work appears in good overall condition, ready to hang. Minor areas of craquelure visible upon close inspection, notably to the legs of the figures. 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.

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."

Goupil & Cie
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 18 March 1998, lot 95
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner