signed and dated 2011 (lower centre)
oil on canvas
93 by 123cm., 36½ by 48½in.
Networks of craquelure to the sky with a couple of minor examples elsewhere. Minor stretcher marks along the edges. Very minor wear to the corners. Very minor abrasions to the centre of the upper edge, this visible on close inspection. Very faint indication of previous horizontal stretcher bar lines are visible on very close inspection. This excepting the work appears to be in good condition.
Inspection under UV Light reveals no signs of restoration or repair.
Colours appear true to the catalogue illustration.
This work is unframed.
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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner