Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at 33 Grosvenor Street, 1904, 'Front Drawing Room / Portrait in oil M. O. Smith by Sant'; Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at 19 Hill Street, 1927, 'The Dining Room / J. Sant / Portrait of M. Oswald Smith when a child - oval'
Original canvas. Areas of fine craquelure and paint sepertion. A discoloured layer of surface varnish and some surface dirt throughout. There are a number of old retouchings which have discoloured an off white colour.
UV light inspection reveals scattered flecked retouchings many of which have discouloured as mentioned above.
Held in a decorative pierced gilt painted composition frame with some wear. "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."