Ablade Glover, b. 1934 | View over a Village, Yellow roofs
View over a Village, Yellow roofs
signed and dated 1987 (lower left)
oil on canvas
44 by 59.5cm., 17¼ by 23 1⁄2in.
Framed: 49 by 65cm., 19¼ by 25 1⁄2in.
Structure: The canvas appears original and unlined. This work is stretched and framed.
Surface: On close inspection, there appear to be very light stretcher marks and associated paint loss towards the extremities of the canvas. There are some light impressions towards the edges of the work, running vertically through the length of the canvas and only visible in raking light. The work exhibits minor paint cracks, in places where the artist has employed thick impasto. These cracks appear stable.
UV Report: 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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