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LOT 198
Joe D. Reed (1918–1963)
Sanctuary de Chimayo (1946)
oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 30 inches
Estimate: $2,000–$4,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight; top left corner of painting displays apparent splashed staining, possibly of unintentional paint pigment. Otherwise artwork appears to be in very good condition. Frame is in fair condition with some loss to gold-leaf, minor cracking, and splitting visible at all four mitres.

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