Condition Report

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Back to 19th/20th C. American/European Art / November 11, 2017


Yousuf Karsh (Canadian, 1908-2002)

The Roaring Lion, 1941; Gelatin silver print drymounted to board (framed); Signed; 19 3/4" x 15 3/4" (image); 27 7/8" x 21 7/8" (sheet); Provenance: Private Collection, Georgia

Sale Price: $4,375

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Condition Report

Signed in ink lower left recto. Drymounted to board which is mounted by photo corners to backing board. Light time toning 1/2" around all edges, nick in photo (2" from left side of face) with hairline scratch going 3" towards right and under the right eye. Seen in raking light. Several areas of ferrotyping (glossy areas due to long-term contact with a smooth surface such as glass)