Canvas relined. Under a glossy varnish. Painting may be hung in its present state. There are a few discolored retouches at the bottom and to the background to the right and left of the base of the sculpture. U.V. reveals some retouches here and there, but these have all been applied well, and as mentioned before, the painting may be hung as is. In a black-painted frame with gilding at all four corners.
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