signed and dated 1960 (upper left)
oil on canvas
80 by 121cm., 31½ by 47½in.
Dent to the canvas within the light purple area of the upper right hand quadrant of the work. Networks of craquelure throughout the work, however the surface of the work appears largely stable.
Inspection under UV Light reveals some uneven fluorescent but no clear signs of restoration or repair.
Please note that this work is framed.
Colours appear true to the catalogue illustration.
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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Renascimento, Lisbon, 27 June 2019, lot 815
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner