Sold for £6,400
Robert Payton Reid (1859-1945) - Pair; Among the flowers, oil on canvas, each signed lower left, one dated 1908, 75.5 x 50cm
One is re-stretchered and the other is possibly re-stretchered; stretchers covered in tape.
Canvas good – no holes or tears.
Both have been cleaned and varnished professionally.
UV lamp shows some minor touching-in / overpaint only – mostly to left hand painting.
Both very clean, paint good and stable, no breaking out.
One with small area of light craquelure around poppies.
Both in modern frames with no apparent faults.
Overall, both in excellent cleaned condition.
Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.
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