Pont de Seine
Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith
1869 - 1954
Pont de Seine
oil on canvas
25.7cm. by 32.6cm., 10⅛in. by 12¾in.
Framed: 46.5 by 53.5cm., 18¼ by 21in.
Painted in 1897.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Georges Matisse.
The canvas is lined. Inspection under UV light reveals several retouchings to the work, mainly to the sky and to the quay. There are some fine lines of craquelure in places and a few fly spots to the sky. This work is in overall good condition and would benefit from a light clean.
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