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David Bomberg

The Tree

David Bomberg

David Bomberg

The Tree

The Tree

David Bomberg

1890 - 1957

The Tree


signed Bomberg and dated '22 (lower right)

oil on canvas

unframed: 61 by 76.5cm.; 24 by 30in.

framed: 81 by 96cm.; 32 by 96cm.

Executed in 1922.

The canvas appears original. The work appears in very good overall condition.


There are Artist's pinholes to the corners. There are areas of minor craquelure and minor paint separation. Some frame abrasion to the extreme edges. Surface dirt and a layer of probably discoloured varnish. A few spots of staining.


Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals possible instances of retouching to the extreme edges. Possible retouching in the sky.


The work is held in a painted wooden frame.


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Dinora Davies-Rees, from whom acquired by the family of the present owner