Sale 15FD02 | Lot 52

James Webb

Catalogue: Doyle at Home Including Asian Art
James Webb

Lot Details

Lot 52
James Webb
British, 1825-1895
Twilight in the Cemetery
Signed James Webb and dated indistinctly (lr)
Watercolor on paper
20 5/16 x 29 15/16 inches; Together with 20th Century School, Still Life with Snowberries, oval, oil on canvas, 21 3/4 x 17 15/16 inches

Estimate: $400 - $600

Additional Notes & Condition Report

(i) Paper is adhered to the mat with paper tape along the top edge verso. Toned. Scattered foxing. Wear along the edges. 1 1/2 inch vertical tear extending down from the top edge in the upper left quadrant. Slight rippling to the paper. Tape residue along the top edge verso.

(ii) L-shaped tear with corresponding paint loss in the background in the lower left quadrant. Scattered craquelure throughout. Touches of inpaint to the flowers and ivy. Two areas of repair (the larger 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches) adjacent to the still life in the upper right quadrant with corresponding patch on the reverse. Area of repair (approximately 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches) running down the pot and through the knife in the lower left quadrant with corresponding patch on the reverse. Vertical repaired tear at the center right edge, approximately 1/2 inch long.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $400 - $600

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