Lot 1116: GEORGE DERVILLE ROWLANDSON | Over the fence
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
The canvas has been lined. There is a craquelure pattern throughout the sky, which is stable. There is a further area of craquelure in the right hand side of the hedge. Otherwise the work appears to be in good overall condition. UV light inspection reveals spots of retouching throughout the sky and possibly some further touches in the foreground. Held in a gilded composition frame.
"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.
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Christie's, London, 20 March 1998, lot 53;
Christie's, South Kensington, 13 March 1997, Lot 39;
Trinity House, London
Dimensions: 81 by 119cm., 32 by 47in.
Medium: oil on canvas