Waddington Galleries, London The Estate of Professor Norbert Lynton Sale, Bonhams Knightsbridge, 22nd September 2009, lot 129, where acquired by the present owner
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The canvas is original, however, it appears to be stretched upon a new stretcher. There are one or two raised threads of canvas running horizontally. There is some surface dirt, and instances of minor studio matter and detritus to the work. This excepting the work appears to be in excellent overall condition.
Inspection under ultra violet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or retouching.
The work is unframed.
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