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ABLADE GLOVER | GREEN PROFILE

ABLADE GLOVER | GREEN PROFILE

ABLADE GLOVER | GREEN PROFILE

ABLADE GLOVER

Ghanaian

b.1934

GREEN PROFILE


signed and dated 2008 (lower left); signed and titled (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

100.5 by 100.5cm., 39½ by 39½in.


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Structural Condition: The work is stretched and the canvas appears to be original.


Surface: On close inspection there appear to be stretch marks towards the extremities of the work, where it has been stretched. The work is executed with thick impasto brushwork. There appear to be one area of loss measuring approximately 5 mm in the lower centre of the work, only visible on close inspection. There are also minor areas of surface cracks and loss due to the nature of the artist's brushwork, visible on close inspection.


UV Light: Inspection under UV light reveals no clear signs of restoration of repair.


Overall: The work appears to be in very good and stable condition.


This work is framed.


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Artists Alliance Gallery, Accra

Acquired from the above by the present owner