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Lot 0017
(DUTCH 1845-1914)
Signed Blommers" bottom left, watercolor heightened with white
11 x 17 5/8 in. (27.9 x 44.8cm)"


Generally good overall condition. Exectured on paper laid down to illustration board. Actual size is 11 3/8 x 18 in. Parts of outer edges of sheet at top and right with some discolored toning. At parts of outer left and right edges, some localized discolored toning. At parts of outer left and right edges, some localized discolored residue that is slightly tacky to the touch. There are some slight scuff marks (shiny in raking light) to parts of outer ight and top edges. There is a small abraded area at outer right edge rear top of sheet, and some very slight abrasion to part of sheet near middle of outer right edge. As visible in catalogue photo, an approximate 1/2 in. grayish areaat coastline, upper center right (origins unknown). There is an approximate 1/8 " circular spot near top edge of sheet at upper center left which is white-unpainted. We note 2 tiny puncture marks to bery outer edge of sheet at lower left, near lower left corner - one of these marks with a tiny associated tear in the sheet. These puncture marks are beneath the "B" in Bloomers, but at the outer edge of sheet, not touching or near the signature, not bery discernible, and not visible if sheet is set within its frame. Each puncture mark approximately 1/16".

Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. 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. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Estimate $15,000 - $25,000Dec 3, 2006
1808 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States
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