Balconies and Stairways
Oil on canvasboard (mounted on strainer)
37 7/8 x 23 in. (96.2 x 58.4 cm)
Frame: 33 x 24 1/16 in. (83.8 x 61.1 cm) (show scale)
Bottom center with monogram: "E.B. / 1954"
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Gift of Michael de Havenon
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Eugene Berman (American, 1899-1972). Balconies and Stairways, 1954. Oil on canvasboard (mounted on strainer), 37 7/8 x 23 in. (96.2 x 58.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Michael de Havenon, 76.190.1. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 76.190.1_bw.jpg)
overall, 76.190.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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Condition: The canvas is generally sound. There is a 2" surface scratch at bottom center, and a 2" thin horizontal cut down to the canvas level (5" from left. 12" from bottom), and a small fibrous surface accretion (2" from right, 10" from top). The painting is held in its frame with a wooden collar and nails, but without stripping or backing.
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