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LOT 96
E. Martin Hennings (1886–1956)
An Indian Song (ca. 1925)
oil on board
14 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches
Estimate: $30,000–$50,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight; small 1/4 inch diameter area of inpainting in background off right shoulder of figure. Approximately 12 pinpricks of inpaint also visible in the pink shirt of figure’s right shoulder, and light touchup visible throughout the figure’s hair. Approximately 1/4 inch of inpainting at the extreme upper left edge of the painting. Overall the artwork appears to be in very good condition. Some rubbing consistent with typical wear and tear is visible on the frame; overall the condition appears very good.

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