PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN
signed and dated 1970 (upper right)
oil on canvas
100 by 50cm., 39¼ by 19¾in.
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Structural Condition: The canvas appears original, it is unlined and stable.
Surface: There appear to be areas of minor paint cracks and craquelure on the surface of the work, particularly visible on close inspection in areas where the artist employs white pigment.
UV Report: The work exhibits uneven fluorescence, but no clear signs of restoration or repair.
Summary: The work appears to be in very good and stable condition.
Please note this work is cased in a metal frame.
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