The work is in good condition overall. There is light wear and handling to the edges, along with an associated minor, shallow and blunt indentation on the upper right edge and minor spots of media accretion on the upper and lower right. Under ultraviolet light inspection there is no evidence of restoration. In reality, the background of the painting has a silver metallic sheen which is not captured in the catalog illustration. Framed.
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