PAUL AÏZPIRI | LA BAIE DE ST. TROPEZ VUE DE BEAUVALLON
Works from the Collection of Joe R. & Teresa L. Long
1919 - 2016
LA BAIE DE ST. TROPEZ VUE DE BEAUVALLON
Signed Aïzpiri (lower right); titled (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
71¼ by 70⅞ in. (181 by 180 cm)
Framed: 76½ by 76½ in. (194.3 by 194.3 cm)
Painted in 1975.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by l’Association Paul Aïzpiri.
The canvas is not lined. The colors are bright and very well preserved. There are two patches visible on the reverse: one at center left and one toward the right edge. Under UV light: A one inch line of inpainting is apparent to the center of the tree at left and a 1/2 inch line of inpainting is present at center right, corresponding to the aforementioned patches. This work is in very good condition overall.
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Wally Findlay Galleries, New York
Galerie Rienzo, New York
Acquired from the above on March 19, 1993