Property of an Important Private Collector
1880 - 1947
Santa Trinità Bridge, Florence
signed and dated LH Jonas / 1937 lower right; titled on the stretcher
oil on canvas
66.5 by 85cm., 26 by 33½in.
framed: 85.5 by 105.5cm., 33½ by 41½in.
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The canvas has not been lined and is securely attached to a wooden stretcher.
The paint surface appears to be somewhat brittle in the top right corner. Otherwise, it looks stable.
Inspection under ultra-violet light reveals some isolated spots of cosmetic retouching along the upper framing edge. Otherwise, this work is in good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented in a decorative gilt frame.
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Sale: Bonham's, London, 18 June 2008, lot 34
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner