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Lot 73: EDWIN LORD WEEKS, (AMERICAN 1849-1903), "BENARES"Platinum House
December 2, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
EDWIN LORD WEEKS
Signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'ELW / Benares / 16/3/83' bottom right, oil on canvasboard
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2cm)
/spanPrivate Collection, New York, New York.
This lot will be accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Dr. Ellen K. Morris and will be included in her forthcoming catalogue raisonné.
In generally good overall condition with some restoration, but not a great deal. There is some restoration in the sky - mostly all in the left half of the sky, and only minor fill. There is an area of restoration in the water at lower right. There is some restoration to the center building between the stairs at left and stairs at right. There is some restoration to a part of the upper portion of the stairs at left.
Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.