Artist: Laurence Philip Sisson | 1928-2015
Title: Santuario de Chimayo
Signed : Unsigned
Medium: Oil on masonite
Dimensions: 20 by 24 inches
To the unaided eye, the piece looks to be in good condition. There are some scratches in the pigments, one in the center approximately 6 inches down and about 2 Â½ inches in length, one in the left 1/3 about 7 inches down from the top and one located in the lower right about 7 inches from the bottom edge, approximately 2 inches in length. There are two scuffed areas, one in the upper left about 1 inch by 1 inch and another located in the lower left, again approximately 1 inch by 1 inch. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals nothing of issue and no signs of restoration. The work is unframed. Verso: Two labels from cataloging: 261. #7 L5000 Oil on Masonite 24" x 20" and 76. 261 L5000 Oil on Masonite 24" x 20" Unsigned.
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