Description

    JUSTIN PIERIS DARANIYAGALA (Sri Lankan, 1903-1967)
    Two Nudes on the Beach, 1937
    Oil on canvas
    30-3/4 x 38-1/4 inches (78.1 x 97.2 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Justin Pieris / 37


    PROVENANCE:
    Felix Kleber Collection;
    Private collection, acquired from the above in the 1960's.




    Condition Report*:

    Original canvas with craquelure commensurate with age, stretcher creasing along edges and through central region, inpainting on knee of male figure and small area in his hair, scattered paint chips with corrisponding inpainting in sky region, otherwise

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    October, 2009
    7th Wednesday
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