Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819 - 1905)
Baby Chicks, 1864
oil on board
10 x 12 inches
15.25 x 17.25 inches (frame)
Signed Lower Right: A. F. Tait 1864
Private Collection, Dallas, Texas
The painting appears to be in very good and stable condition. Under UV examination, there appears to be a small amount of inpainting running along the very bottom of the painting adjacent to the frame. The remainder of the painting shows no evidence of inpainting or previous restoration. The signature on the lower right is strong and original with no sign of alteration or fluorescence. The painting is signed and dated in verso in the artist's hand.