SIMON MONDZAIN | BOULEVARD EDGAR QUINET, PARIS (XIVE)
Property of Janet Traeger Salz
1890 - 1979
BOULEVARD EDGAR QUINET, PARIS (XIVE)
Signed Mo (lower left); signed Mondzain, dated 1961 and titled (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
31⅞ by 25½ in. (81 by 64.8 cm)
Framed: 42½ by 34½ in. (108 by 87.6 cm)
Painted in 1961.
Acquired circa 1990s
The canvas is unlined. The pigments are bright and well preserved. There is some minor craquelure to the pigments of the trees and the sky. There is some minor frame abrasion to the left and top edges. There is a one-inch tear to the green foliage of the lower left quadrant. Under UV inspection, a few original pigments fluoresce but no inpainting is visible. The work is in good condition.
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