NELSON MAKAMO | PORTRAIT OF A CHILD
4,000 to - 6,000 GBP
PORTRAIT OF A CHILD
signed and dated 2016 (lower left)
mixed media on paper
100 by 70cm., 39¼ by 27½in.
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Structural condition: The work is attached to a card backing using pieces of tape and appears stable in its frame.
Surface: The work exhibits minor warping throughout, particularly visible in the lower part of the work and on close inspection. There appears to be an area of paint loss in the hair of the subject, near the top right corner, approximately 1cm wide. The edges of the work are deckled.
UV Report: Inspection under UV light reveals no clear signs of restoration or repair.
Summary: The work is in a very good and stable condition.
Please note that this work is framed
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Private Collection, France