CRAIGIE AITCHISON, R.A.
pencil and oil on canvas laid on board
each unframed: 21 by 14cm.; 8¼ by 5½in.
each framed: 24.5 by 17.5cm.; 9½ by 6¾in.
Executed circa 1985.
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The boards all appear sound. There are abrasions to some of the corners and extreme edges. There is minor rounding to some of the corners. There are some lines of faint creasing or Artist scoring. There appears to be a faint scratch below the yellow tree scene. There is a fleck of loss to the grass in the yellow tree scene, with one or two further specks of more minor instances of loss elsewhere. There are a few faint rubs to the works. There is surface dirt, a few tiny spots of staining, specks of surface matter and studio detritus to each work. This excepting, the works appear to be in very good overall condition.
Inspection under Ultraviolet light appears to reveal one possible instance of retouching and fluorescence to the pink strip in one of the yellow works.
The works are each presented in a painted wooden frame.
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Gifted by the Artist to the present owner