Sir Terry Frost, R.A.
Property from a Prestigious British Private Collection
Sir Terry Frost, R.A.
1915 - 2003
signed Frost, titled, dated March 76 and Feb 87 and inscribed (on the reverse)
oil and acrylic on canvas collage on canvas
unframed: 152 by 182cm.; 59¾ by 71½in.
Executed in 1976/87.
The canvas is original. The work appears in very good overall condition. All elements of the canvas collage are securely adhered. There are a few ripples and creases to the collage elements in keeping with the artist's methods. There is evidence of abrasion, handling marks and dirt to the extreme edges with a few instances of paint loss. There are remnants of adhesive around some of the collaged elements. A few faint scratches and scuffs visible under raking light. There are some loose threads and surface detritus and spots of staining and excess varnish in places. There is surface dirt to the work. The work would benefit from a clean. Please contact the department for a reading under ultraviolet light. The work is unframed.
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