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Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens by 
																	Godfried Donkor

Godfried Donkor

( Ghanaian, 1964 )

Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens




oil on canvas

Size Notes:

182.5 by 137cm., 71¾ by 54in.


signed, titled and dated 2005 (on the reverse)


Structure: Canvas appears stable and original. Surface: There is a dent visible at the upper center of the work (approx. 20mm squared). Framing marks along edges. Surface loss to the lower right-hand edge. Stretcher marks visible horizontally across the center of the canvas. Clusters of surface cracking visible, most noticeably in the upper right-hand side. There is a network of craquelure along the right-hand edge. Light stretches in places, particularly around the female's face. Black surface marks intermittently along the edges of the work. UV Report: Inspection under UV light reveals no signs of restoration or repair. The work is unframed. Further enquiries: Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6323 or email [email protected] if you have any questions regarding the present work. The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE INCLUDED IN THE CATALOGUE.



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