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LOT 122
Eliseo Rodriguez (1915–2009)
Untitled (New Mexico Scene) (1940)
oil on masonite
99 3/4 x 45 3/4 inches
Estimate: $70,000–$100,000

Condition Summary:

Examined under blacklight; quarter-inch area of minor abrasions resulting in paint loss in lower left corner and along lower right edge in bushes. Paint loss scattered in black shawl of central figure; minor paint loss in center right bush. Scattered abrasions throughout sky.  Painting appears to be in overall good condition; frame is in very good condition.

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