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LOT 162
Emil Bisttram (1895–1976)
The Miracle (1940)
oil on canvas
45 x 40 inches
Estimate: $20,000–$30,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight; areas of visible canvas in accordance with painting style and not resulting from any instability in the canvas itself. Artwork appears to be in very good condition. Frame is in good condition, with general wear and tear with mitres splitting at all four corners.

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