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    ABIDIN DINO (Turkish, 1913-1993)
    Maternity, circa 1940s
    Oil on canvas
    39-1/2 x 25-1/2 inches (100.3 x 64.8 cm)
    Signed lower right and titled on the reverse

    PROVENANCE:
    Liam O'Brien, Beverly Hills, California
    By descent to the present owner, Lake Havasu City, Arizona

    NOTE:
    We want to thank Mr. Ferit Edgu for confirming the authenticity of this lot and for providing a date for this painting.


    Condition Report*: Paint film is completely stable and the signature is untouched; several tiny paint chips (one in woman's hair, three in black background to the right of figure); minor areas of craquelure in black background; minor indention above signature, with accompanying craquelure; visible varnish drips above signature; under UV examination, certain black pigments fluoresce, but these areas are consistent with regular brushwork and dot appear to be restoration (upper portions of black background, black ground beneath figure's left foot, black lines her right ankle, black line along her buttock, varnish drips above signature); frame dimensions:  49 x 35".
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    24th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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