DescriptionJERRY FARNSWORTH (American, 1895-1983)
Portrait of Corrine
Oil on canvas
36 x 30 inches (91.4 x 76.2 cm)
Signed upper left: Farnsworth
Purchased from descendant of the sitter in 1999 by the current owner.
Corrine was the wife and dance partner of the celebrated choreographer Tito Valdez, whose full-length portrait was painted by Diego Rivera.
Original canvas and condition. Paint surface entirely stable, some embossing of the canvas against the stretcher bars that is visible from the front, occasional surface scratches in the background. There is a 3/4 inch indentation in the canvas to the right of the chair. Some abbrasion of the background paint in the lower right corner and along the left edge just above the skirt. Otherwise in very good condition.
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