IVAN PAVLOVICH POKHITONOV | COWS IN A FLOODED MEADOW (THE HAMLET OF LES HOULPAYS IN THE BACKGROUND)
IVAN PAVLOVICH POKHITONOV
COWS IN A FLOODED MEADOW (THE HAMLET OF LES HOULPAYS IN THE BACKGROUND)
signed in Latin l.r.; further numbered No.177/28.3–17.5 on the reverse
oil on board
Board: 18cm by 28.5cm, 7 by 11¼in.
Framed: 52 by 63.5cm, 20½ by 25in.
Executed circa 1907-1913
Olivier Bertrand has examined the present work and will include it in the third volume of the artist's catalogue raisonné.
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The board is slightly bowed. There is some minor wear to the corners, with some associated paint loss to the upper left and lower right corners. The two bottom corners are fraying very slightly. There is a fleck of paint loss to the left side of the top edge, to the sky by the right edge, other minor losses to the edges as well as a tiny loss to the grass in the lower right. Frame indentations are visible along the edges. There is a light layer of surface dirt with spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed.
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