1960s oil on canvas portrait of a female nude by Robert T. Ayres (1913-2012), best known for being the illustrator of the map on the TV show Bonanza. Mr. Ayres was also a skilled studio artist and this is an outstanding example of his work. Unsigned but labeled on stretcher bar on verso.
Driven by their passion for vintage, Emmy-nominated set decorator Marcia Zia and husband Paul Priven launched Zia-Priven in 1999, after years in the film business. Known for their glamorous and eclectic style, they have created award-winning lighting designs that have been featured in more than 250 publications. In 2013, Zia-Priven introduced a collection of extraordinary vintage lighting and accessories. Most recently, their talents have drawn them into the world of interior design, where they are already making waves.