signed with the artist's monogrammed initials AB, l.l.
oil on paper mounted on canvas
Condition Note: Canvas is lined. SURFACE: in good condition UNDER ULTRA VIOLET: a few scattered spots of inpainting--in sky, along edges and at lower left (probably for paint losses)
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described in our catalogue. 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 DISCUSSION CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Mary Stewart Bierstadt (the artist's wife)
By descent in the family to Mrs. Hurley
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1987, lot 34, illustrated