Description

    Edwin Roberts (British, 1840-1917)
    Soft soap
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
    Signed lower left: Edwin Roberts
    Signed and inscribed with title on reverse: Soft Soap / Edwin Roberts

    PROPERTY FROM A TEXAS ESTATE

    PROVENANCE:
    Benton Fine Art, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire;
    Sotheby's, Olympia, May 11, 2005, lot 106;
    Private collection, Texas, acquired from the above.


    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Original canvas. Under UV light there is inpaint surrounding the man's left eye and touches to his hair with further small spots of inpaint to his waistcoat. A few small touches of inpaint to red cloth around woman's hips. Numerous small spots of inpaint scattered in background, small areas of inpaint around the signature.   Framed Dimensions 30.75 X 24.75 X 2.25 Inches

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    May, 2017
    24th Wednesday
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