Le Pho (Vietnamese, 1907-2001)
Les Roses Star
Signed "Le Pho" l.r., inscribed and titled "8M...538/ N.Y. 43" on the reverse.
Oil on silk mounted to Masonite, 18 x 10 5/8 in. (45.7 x 27.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime.
Retouch to the u.l. quadrant approx. 1/2 x 1/2 in.; retouch to u.r. quadrant approx. 2 1/4 x 1/2 in.; scattered retouch to c.r. over an area spanning approx. 5 x 4 in. at extreme height and width; scattered retouch to l.r. quadrant with largest area measuring approx. 1/2 x 1 in.;minute and scattered losses to rose petals on both roses; fine craquelure throughout; would benefit from a cleaning; no additional condition issues to report.