signed H. Herzog, l.r.
oil on canvas
Condition Note: Canvas is lined. SURFACE: in generally good condition; canvas weave shows through much of surface (as with many Herzog paintings this is painted rather thinly)--painted on rather rough woven (burlap-like) canvas UNDER ULTRA VIOLET: hard to see through dark pigments, old varnish--there is inpainting scattered in sky (largest is an area, about 3 1/2 by 6 in. at upper left in sky)
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