AFTERNOON IN THE HAREM
bears indistinct initials (lower right)
oil on canvas
34½ by 44 in.
86.4 by 111.8 cm
Lined. Overall the work maintains bright colors and presents well, aside from minor surface dirt and dust with scattered pin dots of accretion; a few small losses and areas of active lifting near the edges; scattered fine craquelure; and a few isolated, barely visible surface scratches. Under UV: there is broadly applied, brushy restoration in the architectural elements in the upper half of the composition and along the left, right and right lower edges. Scattered, brushy dashes of restoration throughout the figures. Ready to hang in its current state.
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