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LOT 188
Martin Shaffer (1913–1987)
Untitled (New Mexico Landscape) (1949)
oil on canvas
22 x 18 1/4 inches
Estimate: $4,000–$8,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight; minor paint loss due to apparent rubbing along upper edge of canvas. canvas appears to have shifted downwards in its frame and is slightly loose in the stretcher bar. Apparent surface stain in upper left hand corner of inner frame. Painting appears to be in overall very good condition. Frame is in good condition.

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