British School, 18th/19th Century
Souls at Charon's Ferry
Ink drawing on laid paper (watermark), sheet size 12 5/8 x 17 1/4 in. (32.0 x 43.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Tears, rippling, foxing, creasing.
Sheet affixed to window mat with brown paper tape. Rippling and foxing overall, scattered creases, including two in u.r. quadrant. Monogram inscribed with overlapping "LL" l.l. corner of verso. Three tears repaired verso with clear tape: one u.r. measuring 1 in., second c.l. measuring 1 1/4 in, and third l.c. slightly curved with some small branches, measuring 3 1/2 inches overall. On the reverse, scattered staining, cellophane tape disadhered with glue residue u.r., blue paper tape remnants along bottom edge and 1/2 way up the left side.