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Jean-Leon Gerome on Sale Now at Auction

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JEAN-LÉON GÉRÔME | Caravan passing the Colossi of Memnon, Thebes

Lot 15: JEAN-LÉON GÉRÔME | Caravan passing the Colossi of Memnon, Thebes

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Description: oil on canvas

Condition Report: The canvas has been backed with a fine gauze and restretched onto its original stretcher. Ultra-violet light reveals some retouching at the extreme edges addressing frame rubbing, two or three minor pinhead-sized spots in the sky at the left, and two 1cm strokes in the brown earth in the lower right. There is a faint vertical stretcher mark in the centre and scattered fine stable craquelure. Overall this work is in good condition and is ready to hang. Held in a decorative gold-painted carved wood frame, with hieroglyph motifs."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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JEAN-LÉON GÉRÔMEFRENCH, 1824 - 1904 | saut d'obstacle

Lot 25: JEAN-LÉON GÉRÔMEFRENCH, 1824 - 1904 | saut d'obstacle

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Description: Bronze with gilt and brown patina, on a vert de Campan marble base

Condition Report: Extensive wear, dirt and tarnishing to gilt bronze surface. Minor chips to marble edge.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.

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