signed and dated 1980 (lower left); dated 1974 (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
73 by 60cm., 28¾ by 23½in.
Light wear to corners of the painting. Some stretcher marks along edges, minor dents to lower-left and right-hand edges. Inspection under UV light reveals some uneven fluorescent in places, residue is also visible on very close inspection without UV light, however there are no signs of restoration or repair. Overall the work appears to be in very good condition.
Colours are true to catalogue illustration.
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Private Collection, Switzerland