Description: oil on board
Dimensions: 33 by 41cm., 13 by 16n.
Medium: oil on board
Condition Report: The board is flat, even and ensuring a stable support. There are two pinhead-size nail holes visible to the far upper left and far lower right corner, and one diagonal line of stable craquelure the upper left of the composition. Ultra-violet light reveals no sign of retouching. The work is in good original condition and ready to hang. Presented in a gilt frame with a beige inner slip.
"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: Anina Valkana, Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika. His paintings (To zografiko tou ergo), Athens, 2011, p. 292, no. 268, illustrated
Provenance: Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York
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Purchased from the above by the present owner in 1984