THE LILY POND
signed; also signed, titled, dated 2011 and inscribed on the reverse
oil on canvas
unframed: 119 by 105.5cm.; 47 by 40in.
framed: 140.5 by 120.5cm.; 55¼ by 47¼in.
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The canvas appears original. There are possibly one or two historic minute specks of loss to the impasto tips, including to the dog's right ear. There is some light surface dirt and tiny instances of studio detritus and matter to the work in places. This excepting, the work appears to be in excellent overall condition.
Inspection under Ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or retouching.
The work is presented in a painted wooden frame.
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Portland Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owners, circa 2011
I AM HERE WITH MY
MASTER, DOWN BY THE POND
HE'S FEEDING THE DUCKS SOME BREAD
I THINK HE'S FORGOT
IT'S GONE 4' OCLOCK
AND I WOULD LIKE TO BE FED
We are grateful to the Artist for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.