Oil on cardboard
Cummings scholar, Rushworth Kidder, discusses this painting in a Writers Forum Discussion found here.
Donor / Restoration Funded By
Shearer Family, Middleport, NY
17 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Surface dirt moderate. Support extremely brittle and cannot be handled. Losses bottom right corner, top left corner. Small losses and breaks at edges. Medium sunken in. Oil staining on verso. Horizontal stress cracks throughout verso.
Surface clean. Surface clean oil medium. Alkaline reserve. Patch corners. Insert losses. Line. Consolidate medium. In-paint losses. Slipcase or solid support.
The Hildegarde Lasell Watson Collection of Artworks by E.E. Cummings