ABDOULAYE ABOUDIA DIARRASSOUBA
mixed media on canvas
124 by 197.5cm., 48¾ by 77¾ in.
Some of the collage paper elements are ripped and lifting from the canvas.There are also areas of associated loss. However this is likely inherent to the work. There are light dents to the canvas in places sometimes due to the collage material. Light scratches and drips in places probably inherent to the work.
Overall the work appears to be in good condition.
Inspection under UV light reveals no signs of restoration or repair.
Colours are largely true to catalogue illustration. Please note that the brown tones in the catalogue illustration are slightly lighter than in the actual work.
Please note that this work is unframed.
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Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner