Lot 4: KÁROLY PATKÓ | Loading Ox Carts
November 30, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: tempera and gouache on board
The board is flat, even and ensuring a stable support. There is some light surface rubbing along the left and lower framing edges, and one very small spot of flaking in the pillar on the road closer to the upper right corner. Ultra-violet light reveals no particular sign of retouching. The work is in good condition and ready to hang. Presented in a silver 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.
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."
Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the late owner in Vienna circa 1933; thence by descent
Dimensions: 83.5 by 95cm., 32¾ by 37½in.
Medium: tempera and gouache on board