THE ANGRY MAJOR
signed; also signed, titled, dated 2010 and inscribed on the reverse
oil on canvas
50 by 61cm.; 20¼ by 24in.
The canvas is original. There are a few instances of very slight frame abrasion to the extreme edges of the work. There is very mild frame staining, most visible across the upper and right edges. There is some surface dirt and studio detritus to the surface of the work, particularly notable in the sky. This excepting, the work appears to be in excellent overall condition.
Inspection under Ultraviolet light does not reveal any 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
London, Portland Gallery, Gary Bunt, December 2010, cat. no.54.
HE SHOT THE
3 CHICKEN AND
THE MAJOR WAS
AND THREW HIM
OFF THE SHOOT
We are grateful to the Artist for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.