Description: both oil on canvas
Dimensions: (i) 73 by 92cm., 28¾ by 36in. (ii) 81 by 100cm., 31½ by 40in. (2)
Medium: both oil on canvas
Condition Report: (i) The canvas has not been lined. Ultra-violet light reveals areas of uneven fluorescence which most probably relate to the white pigments used by the artist. The work is in good original condition and ready to hang. Presented in a gilt frame. (ii) The canvas has not been lined. There are minor spots of paint flacking in the white impasto of the tree trunk to the lower left. Ultra-violet light reveals areas of uneven fluorescence which must be related to the white pigments used by the artist. The work is in good original condition and ready to hang. Presented in a white wooden frame.
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Saleroom Notice: Please note the correct date of birth of the artist is 1933.
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