Property from a Private Collection, California
JUAN PABLO SALINAS
1871 - 1946
CONVERSATION IN THE BOUDOIR
signed -Pablo Salinas- and inscribed Roma (lower left)
oil on panel
16 by 12⅛ in.
40.6 by 30.8 cm
Oil on stable panel. The work presents well. Minor surface dirt and dust with a few sparse dots of accretion. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green. Older feathery dashes and small dots of retouching scattered in the background, red floor, on the seated woman's proper left arm and around the seated figures' legs. A dash of inpainting on the seated woman's proper right arm. Brushier inpainting along the right and left edges and in the upper right corner. Ready to hang in its current state.
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Private Collection, Europe (acquired circa 1975 and sold, Sotheby's, London, June 13, 2002, lot 234, illustrated)