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Glyn Warren Philpot

Head of a Boy

Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein

Glyn Warren Philpot

Glyn Warren Philpot

Head of a Boy

Head of a Boy

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Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein

Glyn Warren Philpot

British

1884 - 1937

Head of a Boy


initialed GP (lower right)

oil on canvas

canvas: 18 by 15 in.; 45.7 by 38.1 cm

framed: 23 by 20 in.; 58.4 by 50.8 cm

The canvas is unlined. The paint surface is stable and in good condition. Areas of pigment separation in and around the figure, particularly to the hair and to the left of her face. Under UV light, no apparent inpainting though some pigments 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: Phillip's, London, 25 November 1997, lot 74