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Property from an Important Private Collection
1904 - 1957
Signed Covarrubias (lower right)
Oil on Masonite
20 by 24 in. (50.8 by 61 cm)
Framed: 28 by 32 in. (71.1 by 81.3 cm)
Painted circa 1930.
This work is in very good condition overall, taking its age into account. The panel is flat and even. The colors are vibrant. The darker colors of the right bicep, elbow and shoulder have developed some very fine craquelure in drying. This is not an indication of any instability, and the media layer is stable overall. Minor frame abrasion and associated minor media losses are present along the extreme edges of the work; these areas are not visible in its current frame. Under UV: no evidence of inpainting becomes apparent. The work is ready to hang. Framed.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.