Description: oil on paper laid down on panel
Dimensions: 17 1/8 by 11 3/8 inches
Medium: oil on paper laid down on panel
Condition Report: The following condition report has been provided by Simon Parkes, Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc. 502 East 74th St. New York, NY 212-734-3920, firstname.lastname@example.org, an independent restorer who is not an employee of Sotheby's. This work is in very good condition. The panel is flat. The paint layer is cleaned and varnished. There is only one area of retouching above the rider's head. The retouches here measure about half an inch square. There is no weakness or instability to the paint layer. The work should be hung as is.
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.
Exhibited: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 100th Anniversary Exhibition, 1905, no. 152
Provenance: Sale: Skinner, Boston, November 3, 1988, lot 36
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Private Collection, Scarsdale, New York (acquired from the above sale)
By descent from the above to the present owner