1926 - 2004
signed and dated Abboud '72
oil on canvas
80 by 100cm.; 31 1/2 by 39 3/8 in.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mrs. Christine Abboud, Paris. This work will be included in the upcoming catalogue raisonée to be published with the reference ID2747.
This work is in good condition. There is minor restoration to a previous small tear in the centre, only visible under the UV light. There is very light hairline craquelure on top left, bottom left and around the blue paint.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
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Private Collection, France (per internal comments)