Frank L Geere (1931-1991)
A dark bay in a stable;
and a chestnut in a stable
each signed and dated 'F L Geere/85' l.l., oil on canvas
41 x 50cm,
together with another smaller study of a horse's head by the same artist (3)
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Sold for £480
Dark Bay - under UV light, there are signs of some small retouches to the horse's head, front left hoof and tail (please see extra images). Canvas is covered with board at the back and so we are not able to confirm whether the canvas has been lined.
Chestnut - under UV light, signs of retouching to the face and tail of the horse (please see extra images). Canvas is covered with board at the back and so we are not able to confirm whether the canvas has been lined.
Horse head - under UV light, no signs of significant damage or restoration. Small stretcher-mark lower left corner.
Overall, each in generally good order, framed and ready to hang.
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