Item # FA-129
Ovissi, 20th Century, Iranian \ American
"Personaggio a parole" (Characters in words), Oil
painting on canvas, Signed LR "Ovissi" C1980s, also inscribed on the
stretcher. Canvas size: 27.5" x 31.5"
career of Jean
De Botton began among such
School of Paris painters as Picasso, Braque, Matisse, and Duffy. His
early designs won him many official commissions for murals that remain
today in many French public buildings. His ability to make quick,
realistic and elegant portraits gained him the unusual honor to be
appointed the official painter of the Coronation of King George VI of
England in 1937."
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