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IRENE RICE PEREIRA | ASCENDING LIGHT

Honorable C. Douglas Dillon Collection

IRENE RICE PEREIRA | ASCENDING LIGHT

IRENE RICE PEREIRA | ASCENDING LIGHT

Honorable C. Douglas Dillon Collection

IRENE RICE PEREIRA

1907 - 1971

ASCENDING LIGHT


signed I.RICE PEREIRA (lower right) and titled Ascending Light (on the stretcher)

oil on canvas

50 by 36 inches

(127 by 91.4 cm)

The canvas is unlined and there is frame abrasion at extreme edges. There is scattered surface cracking and the work appears to be slightly dirty with scattered accretions. There are a few specks of loss in the dark blue pigment near bottom edge. Under UV: there is no apparent inpainting.


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NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

LeMonde Gallery, New York

Sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 13, 1964. lot 85

Private collection (acquired at the above sale; sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 14, 1970, lot 38)

Acquired by the present owner at the above sale