SALAH YOUSRI | CITYSCAPE
1923 - 1984
signed YOUSRY on the reverse
oil on canvas
53.5 by 65 cm.; 21⅛ by 25½ in.
Executed circa 1950s.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mrs. Lily Yousry-Jouve.
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The work is in good condition. There is light craquelure throughout the canvas which is inherent with the age of the work. There are two pinpoints of paint loss on the centre outer right edge of the canvas. There is restoration apparent throughout the canvas when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
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Collection of the family of the artist, Paris
Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above in 2017)
Private Collection, Paris