HENRY C. BALINK
1882 - 1963
signed HENRY. C. BALINK. (lower left)
oil on canvas
18 ½ by 16 ¼ inches
(47 by 41.3 cm)
The canvas is lined and there is frame abrasion at edges. There is scattered fine surface cracking and the surface of the work appears to be dirty. Under UV: there is inpainting to address frame abrasion, a few pindots in the man's hair and a few thin lines in his shoulders and chest. There are a few small dots in the background.
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Valley National Bank of Arizona
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2004