The canvas is unlined. Original Canvas. Appears Sound.
Upon close inspection, there appears to be a minor dent to the verso of the canvas, visible on the recto of the work as a small raised area measuring approximately 10mm. squared. There is minor wear and resulting minor surface loss to all four corners of the work. There is a horizontal stretcher bar line running across the width of the canvas which is entirely stable and could be regarded as being integral to the work. Overall the work is in very good condition.
Please note that this work is stretched and unframed.
UV Light Report:
Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals no signs of restoration or repair.
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