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LOT 153
Peter Hurd (1904–1984)
Hondo Valley
oil on masonite
20 x 26 inches
Estimate: $8,000–$10,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight; pinprick-sized holes in upper left and right hand as well as lower left hand corners. Minor area of paint loss in upper center adjacent to frame. Small dot of discoloration, possibly surface staining, in sky 3 inches down right of center. Small area of surface grime 2 inches down and 1 inch in from upper left hand corner. Apparent scratch running 6 inches down the top quarter of the painting 3 inches from left side of canvas. Frame is in fine condition with general wear and tear.

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