Substantial and period oil portrait of a woman shown seated in an interior, wearing a vermilion dress and pale-rose shoes. Signed lower left, "Di Gesu" for Victor Di Gesu, (American, 1914-1988). Winner of the Prix Othon Friesz, Victor Di Gesu studied in Paris with André L’Hote at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière. He exhibited at the Louvre, the San Francisco Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum. Very good; minor wear; unframed.