Property from the Estate of a Private Collector, New York
HENRI LÉOPOLD LÉVY
signed Henri Levy (lower left)
oil on canvas
28⅞ by 17½ in.
73.3 by 44.5 cm
Lined. 1/2 inch wide gold margins along all four edges (partially visible in current framing). Faint scattered craquelure and pigment separation. A 1 inch vertical loss extends from the left lower edge (partially visible in current framing). Under UV: heavy varnish fluoresces green. A few scattered old dots and dashes of retouching fluoresce in the lower half of the composition. An old horizontal area of inpainting fluoresces just above the signature. Ready to hang in its current state.
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