Gouache on paper portrait of a woman Brazil c1966 by Brazilian artist Artur Luiz Piza .The recent museum quality frame measures 21 3/4 by 26.5 inches, the image measures 13 and one half inches by 18 and one half inches. Excellent original condition.See New Brazilian Art by P M Bardi page 157, or Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era page 377 to learn more about this artist.Born 1928. Signed center bottom and inscribed lower left to Niles Bond. Niles Bond was a major collector of Brazilian Art from this period and a patron of the artist. We believe this to be a portrait of his wife.Niles Bond worked for the State Department from 1939- 1969. He was officer in charge of Korean Affairs in 1949 and 1950. He was Consul General in Sao Paulo Brazil between 1964-1969. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Item 7757: $1,100
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