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BEN ENWONWU | REGINA

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Estimate:

40,000 to - 60,000 GBP

BEN ENWONWU | REGINA

BEN ENWONWU | REGINA

Estimate:

40,000 to - 60,000 GBP

Lot sold:

239,400

GBP

BEN ENWONWU

Nigerian

1917-1994

REGINA


signed and dated 1953 (lower right)

oil on canvas

45 by 35cm.,17¾ by 13¾in.


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Structure: The work is stabled and the canvas appears to be original.

Surface: There are light networks of craqueleure throughout the work. Approximately four areas of minor surface loss to Regina's neck. There are also a handful of other areas exhibiting minor loss- one to the right of Regina's face, where the paint in lifting slighly but appears largely stable. Minor warping to canvas.

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

This work is framed.


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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner