ISMAEL SHAMMOUT | CRUCIFIXION
Property from the Collection of Jamal Shammout, Kuwait
signed and dated ’72 in Arabic; signed, titled and dated in Arabic on the label affixed to the reverse
oil on canvas
92 by 72cm. 36 1/4 by 28 1/4 in.
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This work is in good condition. The canvas is sound and stable. A white line across the lower right edge, due to previous framing. A few scattered scratches to the lower part of the painting, inherent to the work. The canvas is slightly ondulating on the upper right corner edge. No sign of restoration under the UV light.
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Collection of the Artist
Gifted from the above to the present owner in 1984