The present work is probably a study of Dugort from Porteen, with Slievemore in the background and dated 1935-40 on stylistic grounds. It is numbered 1255 in S. B. Kennedy's on-going Catalogue Raisonné of the artist.
We are grateful to S. B. Kennedy for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.
The board is bowed. The surface is slightly dirty and should benefit well from cleaning; otherwise in good overall condition.
Under UV light there appear to be no signs of retouching.
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