Lot 543
  • 543

Georg Merkel

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Description

  • Georg Merkel
  • Rote D├Ącher (Red Roofs)
  • signed Georg Merkel (lower left); stamped with the Nachlass mark on the stretcher
  • oil on canvas
  • 60 by 73cm., 23 5/8 by 28 3/4 in.

Provenance

Giese & Schweiger, Vienna
Acquired from the above by the present owner in February 2010

Condition

The canvas is not lined. There are no visible defects. UV examination reveals two areas of retouching to the sky - top left corner and centre sky area near horizon. There is more minor retouching to lower right corner near frame rebate, visible under UV light. Overall good original condition.
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