Property from a Palm Beach Collection
1872 - c. 1962
CHILDREN PLAYING ON THE BEACH
signed J M Mc Geehan (lower right)
oil on canvas
40¼ by 50¼ in.
102.2 by 127.6 cm
Original unlined condition. The work presents well, aside from surface dirt and dust with some isolated accretions and faint, widely patterned craquelure. Frame abrasion with associated discoloration faintly visible along the upper right and left edges. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green in a streaky, drippy manner. Ready to hang in its current state.
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