signed and dated Seta Manoukian '87
oil on canvas
100 by 70cm.; 39⅜ by 27½in.
This work is in good condition. There are two minor spots of paint loss on upper left and centre with a 2cm. unrepaired tear in centre left. There is some unconsolidated flaking with a small spot on centre right, and an ensuing minor paint loss. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
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Estate of the artist, Beirut
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2016