Lot 28: WILLIAM JAMES GLACKENS | Alice Mumford
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Oil on canvas. Canvas is lined. SURFACE: In generally good condition aside from scattered pressed craquelure. UNDER UV: Scattered spots of inapinting, most of it on the right half, most of the figure is clean, though there is some crackle fill in on her face, a spot (approximately 1/2 inch diameter) on her true left cheek, crackle fill on her white feather and few spots on her hat.
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.
Penelope Roberts Saint-Gaudens (the sitter's daughter)
By descent from the above (sold: Christie's, New York, May 22, 1991, lot 260)
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Dimensions: 30 by 25 inches
Medium: oil on canvas