Original canvas. The canvas is sound but exhibits some minor buckling, most noticeable in the upper right hand corner of the work. Canvas is unlined.
The work exhibits some pencil marks within the white margin of the work, however this appears to be contemporary to the creation of the work. There appears to be a very minor surface mark visible in the white margin within the upper left hand corner of the work Overall the work is in very good condition.
UV Light Report:
Inspection under UV light reveals no sign of restoration or repair.
Please note this work is unframed but stretched.
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