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    Clarence Roe (British, 1850-1909)
    The landing expedition
    Oil on canvas
    46-3/8 x 72-3/4 inches (117.8 x 184.8 cm)
    Signed and dated lower edge left of center: Clarence H Roe 18[...]

    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas. Stretcher bar marks and associated cracking visible at extreme edges. Finely patterned craquelure throughout. Yellowing to the varnish layer. Some minor frame abrasion to right edge. A few scattered small losses along extreme lower edge. Visible retouching to areas of sky at left and to the right of the ship at center, of a white-ish color. A very faint crack in upper left corner. Not examined out of frame.
    Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Aforementioned retouching to sky and area next to the ship. Finely applied retouching to address aforementioned stretcher bar marks and crack at upper left corner. Retouching applied to an old tear with corresponding patch on verso in lower register, just left of center. A few brushy areas of retouching along lower edge. Reinforcement to the darker tones of the lower register, particularly on the rocks and horses in the foreground. A few additional scattered pinpoints of retouching throughout.
    Framed Dimensions 53 X 78 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    January, 2021
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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