This work is in good condition , as is the canvas. There are minor indications of wear and handling around the edges and margins with associated pinpoint losses to the paint along the edges and a small (1 cm) abrasion to the surface located in the upper middle. There are also craquelures located in the green paint on the lower right, but the paint layers are in stable condition. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals no evidence of restoration. The original colour of the painting is more vibrant in reality. Framed.
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