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Alexander Skunder Boghossian

The Creation

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Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

Alexander Skunder Boghossian

Alexander Skunder Boghossian

The Creation

The Creation

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

Lot sold:

50,400

GBP

Alexander Skunder Boghossian

Ethiopian 

1937-2003

The Creation


signed and dated 1967 (upper right); titled (on the stretcher)

oil on canvas

88 by 115cm., 34½ by 45¼in.

Framed: 90 by 117cm., 35½ by 46in.

Unlined. Framed. 


The surface of the work exhibits some light networks of craquelure throughout which appear to be stable. The cracks are most visible within the yellow areas and within the upper left hand quadrant of the work (only noticeable on very close inspection). Handful of small black/dark grey surface marks in places, for example, within the yellow orb in the upper right hand quadrant and scattered along edges. These are only noticeable on close inspection. Minor wear to edges. 


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


Overall, the work appears to be in good and stable condition.


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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner c. 1967