NIKOLAI MIKHAILOVICH ROMADIN
signed in Cyrillic and dated 1954 l.r.; further signed, titled and dated on the reverse
oil on artist's board
31 by 50.5cm, 12¼ by 20in.
The support is slightly bowed. There are frame abrasions with associated paint loss along the edges. There are minor losses to the support in the corners. The surface is covered in a layer of dirt with spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals some very minor retouching to both right corners. Held in a gold-painted wooden frame behind glass. Unexamined out of frame.
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