BORIS DMITRIEVICH GRIGORIEV | TOWN IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE
Property from an Important Private Collection
BORIS DMITRIEVICH GRIGORIEV
TOWN IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE
signed in Latin l.l.
oil on canvas
Canvas: 54 by 71cm, 21¼ by 28in.
Framed: 74 by 91cm, 29¼ by 35¾in.
Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
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Original canvas, which is slightly slack on its stretcher. Faint stretcher bar marks are visible in places along the edges. There is a small dent with associated paint loss to the stairs in the lower left quadrant, and a faint diagonal scuff mark running across the window in the top right corner. A few small flecks of paint loss can be seen along the red shutters on the right as well as to the roof cresting, and there are minor abrasions to the edges. There is craquelure and paint shrinkage in places, most notably to the grey wall on the left and pink facade in the lower right. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed.
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