LEONOR FINI | NARCISSE INCOMPARABLE
Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein
1908 - 1996
signed Leonor Fini (lower right)
oil on canvas
66⅞ x 39¼ in.; 170 x 99.7 cm
Painted in 1971.
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by Richard Overstreet.
The canvas is lined. Along the left edge, there is a nailhead sized area of pigment loss near the sitting figure’s proper right arm. Along the bottom edge, there are scattered pigment losses and abrasions to the pigment. Along the right edge, there are losses to the pigment near the lower right corner and in the upper half, above the edge of the pool. Along the top edge, there is one area of loss near the top right corner. In the water, there is an one-inch area of loss to the reflection of the figure’s leg toward center right and other scattered pindot losses throughout. The surface is slightly dirty. The work is in overall good condition.
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