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LOT 92
Leon Gaspard (1882–1964)
Taos Sketch
oil on canvas
9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches
Estimate: $6,000–$8,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight; horizontal raised area of canvas running through center approximately 3 inches down from top of canvas. Pinprick sized holes in canvas lower right, lower center, and upper left. Very small areas of paint loss lower left and upper right corners. Minor buckling apparent throughout canvas and potential repair to canvas running vertically from top, approximately 4 inches from right hand side. Artwork appears to be in overall fair condition. Frame is in fair condition with general wear and tear with splitting at all four mitres.

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