signed Arthur Meltzer and inscribed P.A. l.l.
oil on canvas
Condition Note: The work is not lined, there is craquelure throughout with some cupping. There are areas of paint loss, most noticeably in the upper left quadrant. The work is extremely dirty.
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New York, The National Academy of Design (from a label on reverse)