1927 - 2012
signed Simbari (lower center)
oil on canvas
51 ¼ by 51 ¼ inches (130.2 by 130.2 cm)
Framed: 56 ⅞ by 56 ⅞ inches (144.5 by 144.5 cm)
The canvas is unlined. Some craquelure and associated lifting to the areas of thickest impasto, most notably the white pigment at upper center and at the center of the canvas. A pindot possible loss in the upper right corner and a nailhead possible loss to the brown pigment at center. Pindot accretion to the center right of the canvas. Under UV light: Some original pigments fluoresce but no inpainting is apparent. This work is in overall very good condition.
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Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago, Illinois
Private collection, Florida (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 15, 2014, lot 155)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale