RICHARD KARLOVICH ZOMMER
signed in Cyrillic l.r.
oil on canvas
38 by 71cm, 15 by 28in.
Original canvas which is very slightly buckling in the lower left corner. There are minor frame abrasions with associated paint loss along the edges. Some very minor craquelure is visible in places. Inspection under UV light reveals spots of retouching throughout the water and the sky, to the edges and corners as well as to the landscape. Held behind glass in a gold painted wooden frame. Unexamined out of frame.
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Acquired by the father of the present owner