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Hugo Boettinger

Bathing Boys

Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein

Hugo Boettinger

Hugo Boettinger

Bathing Boys

Bathing Boys

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Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein

Hugo Boettinger

Czech

1880 - 1934

Bathing Boys


signed and dated Boettinger 1923 (lower right)

oil on canvas

canvas: 23 5/8 by 33 1/2 in.; 60 by 85 cm

framed: 29 1/2 by 39 1/2 in.; 59.6 by 100.3 cm

The canvas is unlined and slightly loose on its stretcher. The paint surface is stable and in good condition but somewhat soiled. Slight frame abrasions at all edges with minor associated paint loss at left. Under UV light, small area of repair with associated retouching beneath the tree at left.
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: Sotheby's, New York, 10 October 1996, lot 40