EDUARD STEINBERG | COMPOSITION (THE ZAITSEVS)
Property from a Private Collection, Germany
COMPOSITION (THE ZAITSEVS)
signed with initials in Cyrillic and dated 1988 l.r.; further signed, titled, dated dek-1988 and bearing a Soviet export stamp on the reverse
oil on canvas
Canvas: 120 by 120cm, 47¼ by 47¼in.
Framed: 132.5 by 132.5cm, 52¼ by 52¼in.
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Original canvas. There is a tiny canvas patch visible on the reverse just below the inscriptions. There are some minor abrasions along the edges and a few scuff marks are visible in the red border. There is a layer of surface dirt as well as mould and the surface is covered in an uneven varnish layer. Inspection under UV light reveals an uneven varnish layer, but no obvious signs of retouching. Framed.
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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1997
J.-P. Brossard (Ed.), Eduard Steinberg: eine Monographie, La Chaux-de-Fonds: Editions d'en Haut, 1992, p.166 illustrated