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    GERALD VIVIAN DAVIS (American 1899- 1987)
    Mother and Son, 1926
    Oil on canvas
    55in. x 31.5in.
    Signed lower right
    Inscribed reverse 'Gerald Davis 1926 - Barbara (illegible behind stretcher bar)'

    Condition report: Canvas beva-lined with mylar window over inscription and restretched on new stretcher; substantial inpainting in figures, hair, chin and neck of woman, left side of face of boy, inpainting in lower coat of boy and right hand of woman, scattered small tears and inpainting throughout background, 4in.diagonal tear from left edge approx 24in. from bottom, significant overpaint around edges


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    11th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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