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Lot 81

Ernest Trova Canto Profile Sections Oil on Canvas

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

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Ernest Trova (American, 1927-2009). Oil on canvas titled "Canto Profile Sections," depicting an increasingly close profile in twelve segments in red on black.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Minnesota.

Sight; height: 37 in x width: 52 in. Framed; height: 37 3/4 in x width: 52 1/2 in.


The item is in generally good condition with no visible tears, losses, or restoration under UV light. The surface is stable, and the color is bold and bright. To the upper right corner, there is water damage as shown in the listing image. To the upper right quadrant. there is a light white line mark, measuring 4 inches. Below the line mark, there is possible liquid damage, measuring 5 inches. To the left of the lower margin, there is a very light grey mark that is only visible under careful scrutiny, measuring 1 inch. To the lower left quadrant, there is an area with minute white unidentified accretions. Wear and losses to the frame. Clean verso; some paint accretions that are transmitted from the recto.

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