FARID BELKAHIA | UNTITLED
signed on the reverse
pigments and skin laid on wood, in 3 parts
overall: 120 by 220cm. 47 1/4 by 86 1/2 in.
Executed in 1994.
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This work is in very good condition. Some minor signs of wear and discoloration to some extremities and scattered part of the panels, in line with the age and choice of medium (vellum) by the artist. The work is fixed to a large back board. Upon closer inspection, some faint signs of craquelure. All surface irregularities are inherent due to the nature of the medium and paint.
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Collection of the artist, Morocco
Private Collection, London (acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2009)