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François Léon Prieur-Bardin

On the Bosphorus

François Léon Prieur-Bardin

François Léon Prieur-Bardin

On the Bosphorus

On the Bosphorus

François Léon Prieur-Bardin

French

1870 - 1939

On the Bosphorus


signed and dated Prieur-Bardin / 1902. lower left

oil on canvas

Unframed: 62 by 92cm., 24½ by 36¼in.

Framed: 99 by 129.5cm., 39 by 51in.

The canvas has not been lined. There is a pattern of craquelure visible to the sky and a vertical left stretcher bar mark visible. There is a very tiny circular repair to the far right centre edge. Examination under ultra-violet light reveals minimal retouching, some flecks to the left framing edge, three small areas to the lower centre sky, a small vertical line extending up from the lower right edge and a few tiny spots elsewhere.


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Private collection, France