YURI IVANOVICH PIMENOV
New Districts, Moscow
signed with initials in Cyrillic and dated 75 l.l.
oil on canvas
60.5 by 50cm, 23¾ by 19¾in.
Original canvas. There are minor frame abrasions with associated paint loss along the edges. Fine craquelure is visible throughout. There is an area of surface abrasion in the top right corner, which has resulted in some paint loss. Further minor abrasions and tiny flecks paint loss are visible in places. There is a light layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Held in a gold-painted wooden frame. Unexamined out of frame.
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