The colours in the printed catalogue illustration are fairly accurate except the overall tonalities are softer in the original work and it does not accurately convey the matte texture and aspect of the medium. The imperfections to the surface are inherent to the artist's technique. There are a few tiny stains in the upper right quadrant mainly located close to the edges are visible under close inspection only. The work is executed on its original canvas and mounted on panel. This work is in very good original condition.
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