1885 - 1955
DESERT SCENE IN TÉTOUAN, MOROCCO
signed M. BERTUCHI and inscribed TETUAN (lower right)
oil on canvas
19 by 23 in.
48.3 by 58.4 cm
Original unlined condition. The surface presents well with bright colors and fresh impasto. Some scattered craquelure. Under UV: no apparent issues. Ready to hang in its current state.
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Private Collection (acquired in Morocco circa 1940)
Thence by descent to the present owner