Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn
1907 - 1975
signed Fairfield Porter and dated 1959 (lower right)
oil on canvas
32 by 22 inches
(81.3 by 55.9 cm)
The canvas is unlined and there is minor frame abrasion along the extreme edges. There is a stretcher bar mark visible at the bottom edge. Under UV: The work retains an uneven varnish. Although some pigments fluoresce, they appear to be the artist’s original work.
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