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    Jacques Martin-Ferrières (French, 1893-1972)
    Le balcon de l'atelier, 1924
    Oil on canvas
    32-1/2 x 33-1/2 inches (82.6 x 85.1 cm)
    Signed upper right: Martin-Ferrières

    The artist;
    Wally Findlay Galleries, New York, acquired from the above, 1965;
    Richard Gersh, New York, acquired from the above, 1967;
    Thence by descent to the present owner.

    This painting is described in the artist's records as "fenêtre-porte de l'atelier - Val de Grâce - neige."

    Condition Report*: Lined canvas. Fine craquelure, most visible on areas of thick impasto. A very few scattered pinpoint losses, nearly indistinguishable from textured paint layer. Dust accumulation to the recesses of the impasto. Areas of the original, thickly woven canvas visible at extreme edges, inherent to production. Not examined out of frame.
    Under UV: heavily-applied varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Finely applied dots and dashes of retouching scattered throughout the work. Some minor reinforcement to some areas of the grey sky. Retouches are expertly applied and unnoticeable to the naked eye. Some modern pigments fluoresce, commensurate with the age of the work.
    Framed Dimensions 41.75 X 42.75 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    4th Friday
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