JÁNOS FAJÓ | POP II
Property from a Private Hungarian Collection
Hungarian, 1937 - 2018
signed and dated fajó '88 on the reverse; titled, inscribed and dated on the stretcher
oil on canvas
unframed: 150 by 165cm., 59 by 65in.
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The canvas has not been lined. There is one very minor spec of paint loss in the pink pigments towards the lower centre of the composition and some small lines of paint lifting are visible in the lower right corner. A circa 5 cm vertical line of craquelure is also visible towards the centre of the right edge.There is no visible sign of retouching under ultra-violet light.
This work could benefit from some light surface clean, notably in the white pigments.
Overall, this work is in good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented and sold unframed.
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By descent from the artist to the present owner