SILVER FIG TREE (FROM THE FIG TREE SERIES)
signed and dated in Farsi; signed twice, titled and dated REZA DERAKSHANI TEHRAN 2008 on the reverse
oil, mixed media and silver pigment on canvas
159.5 by 179.8cm.; 62¾ by 73¼in.
This work is in good condition. There are few hairlines cracks running in parts between centre left and bottom left. The craquelure in the centre could benefit from consolidation. The work would benefit from an overall light clean. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
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Etemad Gallery, Tehran
Private Collection, Turkey (acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2017)