Peder Mork Monsted
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Property From a Distinguished Canadian Private Collection
1859 - 1941
signed and dated P. Monsted. 1914. (lower right)
oil on canvas
canvas: 32 by 47¾ in.; 83.5 by 122 cm
framed: 41¼ by 56¼ in.; 105.5 by 146 cm
The canvas is lined. The paint surface is stable and in good condition. Under UV light, area of retouching in lower right quadrant to water and tear repair of approximately one inch on the bank; areas of retouching along left edge; pigments original to the artist's palette fluoresce.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Sale: Christie's London, 24 June 1988, lot 14
Richard Green Fine Paintings, London