The colours in the printed catalogue illustration are fairly accurate.This work is executed on its original canvas and is not relined. The rim is covered by the frame. Under close inspection, hairline cracks are located along the upper right and left edges, mainly located in the upper half. There is a tiny paint loss in the center of the left edge close to the rim.
The upper left corner presents tiny cracks which have resulted in tiny losses. There are no traces of restoration under uv light inspection. The left half of the canvas is slightly undulated due to the artist's choice of medium.
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