WILL KNOWLEDGE SAFEGUARD FREEDOM 2
titled and dated 1985/86 (on the stretcher); signed and dated 1985 (lower right)
178 by 274.5cm., 70 by 108in.
Light warping to the canvas within the upper right hand corner of the work. A couple of very light surface scratches in places. Areas that exhibit some flakes of white surface accretions in places. Light surface dusts in places that can easily be removed. Light stretcher bar lines running horizontally and vertically across the canvas visible on close inspection. However these are entirely stable.
Inspection under UV light reveals no signs of restoration or repair.
Catalogue illustration appears slightly darker, particularly in the blue tones.
This work is framed.
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