10,000 - 15,000 USD
1909 - 1997
signed Tom Lovell (lower right) and titled (on the reverse); also signed and titled again (on an original label affixed to the reverse)
oil on canvas
canvas: 28 ⅛ by 25 ⅛ inches (71.4 by 63.8 cm)
framed: 31 ½ by 28 ¾ inches (80 by 73 cm)
Painted in 1941.
The work is unlined and retains the original stretchers. There are stretcher bar marks and surface cracking most noticeably in the black colored pigments of the figures' jackets with a corresponding chip loss in the flowers at lower right. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish but there do not appear to be signs of inpaint.
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