Description: 400 by 254mm., bodycolour and ink, signed and dated ’07, inscribed with title below mount, signed and inscribed with artist’s address on reverse, mounted, framed and glazed,
some minor craquelure
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
"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."
Literature: The Crown: The Court and County Families Newspaper, 1907; R.T. Matthews and P. Mellini,
Vanity Fair (London, 2001) pages 67 and 68, and colour plate 64
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‘The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1837-2015’, Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2015-January 2016, no 80