Property from an English Private Collection
Hungarian, 1877 - 1956
IN THE TOWN SQUARE
signed KÁDÁR / BÉLA lower left
tempera on paper
59.5 by 84cm., 23½ by 33in.
framed: 72 by 95cm., 28¼ by 37½in.
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Please note, Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
The artist's sheet has been hinged to the mount along its four edges, on the reverse. The sheet is somewhat undulated. There is some minor rippling visible along the upper framing edge and some minor paint lifting is also visible closer to the centre of the left framing edge. Otherwise, the medium appears strong.
This work is in good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented glazed and framed.
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Acquired by the parents of the present owner circa 1977; thence by descent
Painted in the 1930s.