of Danica Pavlovik, the artist's mother. Inscribed on stretcher verso. Milena Pavlovic Barili (Serbian, 1909-1945). A rare portrait by the female Serbian poet and modernist painter. In 1943 Barili's work was included in "Exhibition by 31 Women" at Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century gallery in New York. From a private collection, New Jersey. - Dimensions: 21.75" high x 18" wide.
As is - L shaped tear at tight in background measuring 3" high x 2" wide with creasing and looses below just affecting upper shoulder, Flaking to right margin, especially along stretcher mark, further flaking and abrasion to lower margin, light scratch upper left, surface dirt. Not framed.