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Lot 13American School
19th Century
Constitution and Java: Two
Watercolor, pencil and gouache on paper laid to board
Each 14 x 19 1/8 inches

Sold for $16,250
Estimate $1,000-2,000

First in lot; Engaged in Battle: Lower edge dried with crumbling 1/4 inch into composition. 1 inch tear near upper right corner. Stains and paint lifting at edges. 1 inch tear near upper left corner. Apparent moisture damage at upper right corner. 2 inch tear extends through J of Java. Possible foxing. Colors remain vibrant.

Second in lot; Aftermath: Edges have crumbling. Tear at lower left edge corner extending 1 inch into composition. Extreme left edge missing. 2 shallow tears along lower edge; some areas of loss. Some pigment loss in mastlines of Constitution (right). Colors remain vibrant.

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.