Still Life with Newspaper
signed in Cyrillic and dated 71 t.r.
oil on canvas
46 by 56cm, 18 by 22in.
The canvas has been lined. There is a crack in the paint layer just above the signature. Inspection under UV light reveals restoration to the length of the right edge, to the upper left and a few other minor spots of restoration. Held in a silver painted frame. Unexamined out of frame.
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