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LOT 147
E. Martin Hennings (1886–1956)
Portrait of Joseph Yell
oil on canvas
20 x 16 inches
Estimate: $5,000–$10,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight. Repair in lower right quadrant – canvas patched from verso for apparent 3″ cut in canvas in left shoulder area of subject’s jacket. In-painting also apparent at knot of figure’s necktie and left edge of figure’s jacket. Overall light surface grim apparent. General flaking and chipping of gilt on frame.

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