signed and inscribed Paris in Latin l.l.
watercolour over pencil on paper
37.5 by 53cm, 14¾ by 20¾in.
The sheet is rippling and has discoloured unevenly. The remnants of a sheet of newspaper are adhered to the reverse. Scattered foxing is visible throughout. The colours have faded and there is media staining in places, most notably to the background along the left edge. Held in a simple wooden frame behind Plexiglass. Unexamined out of frame.
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