Fine Art

Explanations to the Catalogue

Each condition report which has been made available by VAN HAM Fine Art Auctioneers is the opinion of our experts and does not constitute any claim of guarantee by VAN HAM Fine Art Auctioneers.

Bronzes & Sculptures

Indication of the artist refers to intellectual authorship of the model; the castings may also have been made after the artist's death. Materials other than bronze (zinc, galvanoplastic copper, terra-cotta, etc.) are expressly listed. Size stated in centimetres excluding base.

Paintings

Dimensions are listed in the following order: height, breadth, deepness. Dimensions for paper works refer to the size of the sheet of paper.

Measurements

Measurements are valid as follows: Height, Width, Depth; they are given in cm. measures of graphical works refer to the actual size of the representations respectively the plate size for etchings and engravings as far as not mentioned otherwise. Measurements in brackets "( )" refer to the paper size.

General References

The description of the works of art has been given greatest care. Main defiviencies are mentioned in the catalogue. The condition of the objects is always being considered in the estimated price.

 

Condition

Zustand (Condition)

Since the catalogue text normally contains no particulars about the condition of medium, substrate and frame, we will be happy to provide you further information upon request. No liability can be accepted for frames.

Name ohne Zusatz (Name without addition)

In our opinion undoubtedly a work of the stated artist.

zugeschrieben (attributed)

In our opinion probably wholly or partly a work of the stated artist.

Werkstatt/Schule (workshop/school)

In our opinion from the workshop of the stated artist, presumably under his supervision.

Umkreis (circle)

In our opinion a contemporary work showing the influence of the stated artist.

Nachfolge (follower)

In our opinion a work in the style of the stated artist, but not necessarily by a pupil of his.

Art des (style of)

In our opinion a work in the style of the stated artist from a later period.

Nach (after)

In our opinion a copy of a work of the stated artist.

Painting title in "..."

In our opinion the work was personally titled by the artist.

signiert/datiert (signed/dated)

In our opinion the work was personally signed and/or dated by the artist.

bezeichnet

In our opinion the work was signed/dated by someone else later.

 

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