Both painting and board are in good condition, with the latter being slightly warped but free from cracks. Examination under ultraviolet light reveals no indication of retouching. Apart from a small spot of paint loss on the upper left, the paint layers are well-preserved. There are some hairline craquelures throughout the surface, only evident by close inspection. The colour of the actual painting are more yellow-tinted than that of the catalogue illustration. Framed.
The colour of the actual painting are more yellow-tinted than that of the catalogue illustration.
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