EARLE BERGEY (American, 1901-1952)
    The Mischievous Maid, La Paree pulp cover, June 1936
    Oil on canvas
    28 x 18 in.
    Signed lower right

    Condition Report*:

    Stretcher crease visible on the upper edge; scattered light abrasions with minor paint-loss on the extreme edges, most notable the lower left and right extreme corners; small linear accretion on figure's right shoulder; three small accretions on the lower right extreme edge on figure's bow; 1.5-inch scratch on the lower left corner with light abrasions above; two linear creases in canvas visible on the top right corner; 1-inch small abrasion/scratch with very light paint-loss on the upper left corner; small area of in-painting on the top left edge; 4-inch area of in-painting on the center right edge; a 3-inch area of in-painting to the right of figure's head; small area of in-painting to the right of spray can and scattered on the left extreme edge; 6-inch linear area of in-painting on the bottom left corner; otherwise in good condition. Not framed.

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    October, 2012
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
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