GEORGES D'ESPAGNAT | FEMME DANS UN INTÉRIEUR
Property from the Collection of Ann and Gordon Getty
1870 - 1950
FEMME DANS UN INTÉRIEUR
Signed with the initials gdE (lower left)
Oil on canvas
25¾ by 31⅞ in. (65.4 by 80.9 cm)
Framed: 32¼ by 37 in. (81.9 by 94.1 cm)
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by Jean-Dominique Jacquemond.
The canvas has been lined. There is some craquelure from pigment shrinkage in the red pigments. The surface is clean and the pigments are bright and fresh. Under Uv light, certain original pigments fluoresce. There are minor strokes of inpainting along the center of the upper edge. There are some minor strokes of possible inpainting in the table at lower center and in the couch. The work is in overall very good condition.
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