Property from an Austrian Private Collection
Polish, 1897 - 1972
KUŹNICA BAY, POLAND
signed J. Cybis lower right; signed, titled in Polish and dated 1966 on the reverse
oil on canvas
63 by 79cm., 24¾ by 31in.
framed: 83 by 98.5cm., 32½ by 39in.
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The canvas is original.
There are some isolated spots of craquelure in some of the thick impasto which also appears to be somewhat lifting, notably in the sea closer the centre of the lower framing edge and in the upper left quadrant. There is no restoration visible under ultra-violet light.
This work is in good condition and is ready to hang.
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Kazimir Gallery, no. 615 (label on the reverse)