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Stanhope Alexander Forbes on Sale Now at Auction

Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857-1947)  Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts

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STANHOPE ALEXANDER FORBES, R.A. | Gossips

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Description: oil on canvas

Condition Report: Original canvas. Two faint areas of craquelure to the back of the boy's head and near the base of his back; these appear stable and only visible upon close inspection. The work appears in good overall condition. Under ultraviolet light there appear to be minor flecks of retouching to frame abrasions along each edge. Some flecks of retouching to the baskets and a small area of retouching by the boy's right knee. Held in a gilt plaster 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."

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STANHOPE ALEXANDER FORBES, R.A. | The Terminus, Penzance Station

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Description: oil on canvas

Condition Report: Original canvas, undulates slightly. There is a repaired inverted L-shaped tear in the upper right corner, with a corresponding patch to the reverse. Some minor flecks of paint loss near the lower right corner and a small area of craquelure by the signature. Ultraviolet light reveals an opaque varnish; there are some retouchings around the above mentioned tear, and further small areas across the canvas. The work would benefit from restoration to the tear and areas of paint loss. Held in a moulded plaster 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."

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