Description: oil on canvas, framed
Dimensions: painting: 125 by 72.5cm.
framed: 140 by 87.7cm.
Condition Report: Condition generally good, horizontal crease on middle of painting, re-lined, some patches of over-painting to external edges, some craquelure to paint, mounted in frame and re-mounted in large gold frame, as viewed.
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Literature: The present painting formed part of a lecture given by Dr Eleanor Sims at the Qajar conference at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, September 1999.
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