Lot 42: BAHMAN MOHASSES | Untitled
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Condition: This work is in very good condition. Some light abrasions alongside the bottom edge of the canvas. A light possible water stain on the upper top right edge. Upon closer inspection, few scattered pinhole size paint loss are noticeable. Colour: The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, where the colours in the original work being softer. The overall grey background is closer to a darker grey as opposed to a purple grey. The reds at the base are richer and closer to a pigeon blood red. The reds under the stingray's left wing are closer to purple than red.
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Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1974
Dimensions: 79.6 by 100.3cm.; 31 1/4 by 39 1/2 in.
Medium: oil on canvas