Unattributed. Unsigned.

Unattributed. Unsigned.

In the style of Kasimir Malevich.

Label on reverse in Russian translates to  

"It is verified 1939", with “Vb 7--7” written in pencil. 

Over-painting on reverse consisting of grey paint 

covering earlier painting.   

Oil on canvas. 60 x 50.5 cm.

Detail of Surface

Detail of Surface

8.6 x 17.25 centimeter section of lower left (facing) front quadrant.

Detail of Surface

Detail of Surface

12 x 24 centimeter section.

Detail of Surface

Detail of Surface

8.5 x 17.25 centimeter section of lower right (facing) front quadrant.

Detail of Edge

Detail of Edge

Detail of Surface Oil Ruptures

Detail of Surface Oil Ruptures

17.3 x 8.6 centimeter section of upper left (facing) front quadrant.

Detail of Surface Oil Ruptures

Detail of Surface Oil Ruptures

3 x 6 centimeter section of upper left (facing) front quadrant.

Detail of Surface Oil Ruptures

Detail of Surface Oil Ruptures

2 x 4 centimeter section of lower left (facing) front quadrant.

Detail of Black Field

Detail of Black Field

6 x 12 centimeter detail of black feel, lower right front (facing) quadrant.

Detail of edge, corner

Detail of edge, corner

Detail of Edge

Detail of Edge

Detail of Edge

Detail of Edge

Detail of White Field

Detail of White Field

6.25 x 12.5 centimeter section of white field.

Reverse of Canvas

Reverse of Canvas

Indications of an under-painting beneath grey paint layer.

Detail of Label on Reverse.

Detail of Label on Reverse.

Purple ink stamp translates to "CHECKED IN 1939".

Detail of Reverse

Detail of Reverse

8 x 16.5 centimeter section of lower left reverse showing area where the grey paint layer has flaked revealing what appears to be a second painting.

Detail of Reverse

Detail of Reverse

3 x 6 centimeter section of lower left reverse showing area where the grey paint layer has flaked revealing what appears to be a second painting.

Detail of Reverse

Detail of Reverse

2.5 x 5 centimeter section of lower left reverse showing area where the grey paint layer has flaked revealing what appears to be a second painting.

Location of Embedded Strand of Hair

Location of Embedded Strand of Hair

Detail of area of patch or repair . Arrow indicates the location of possible human hair embedded in grey paint layer.

Macro Image of Embedded Hair

Macro Image of Embedded Hair

X-ray of canvas

X-ray of canvas

Infrared Reflectogram of Reverse.

Infrared Reflectogram of Reverse.

Detail of Reverse

Detail of Reverse

Detail showing where the grey paint layer terminates at the stretcher bar.

Detail of Strainer Connection

Detail of Strainer Connection

Upper right (facing) corner of reverse.

Detail of Strainer Connection

Detail of Strainer Connection

Upper left (facing) corner of reverse.

Detail of Strainer Connection

Detail of Strainer Connection

Upper right (facing) corner of reverse.

Detail of Stretcher Connection

Detail of Stretcher Connection

Upper right (facing) corner of reverse.

Detail of Edge

Detail of Edge