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Vintage

Donna Giapponese

Anthony Rosa

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; needs re-stretching, some inpainting
Country of Origin:
Japan
Materials:
oil on canvas/wood frame
Size:
19.75" W x 24" H
Color/Finish:
brown/multi

Why We Love This

This introspective portrait of a Japanese geisha was painted by Italian artist Salvatore Merge. Signed and dated 1945 lower left and also signed and titled Donna Giapponese with the original asking price on verso. Merge has succeeded in defining the Japanese use of perspective along with the contrast of the colorful kimono and obi to the background and the floating cartouche. Displayed with simple wood molding frame with a linen liner.
As described by Anthony Rosa

About Anthony Rosa

Dedicated to selling 20th-century design, decorative and fine art since 1992. Purveyor of all things good, beautiful and thoughtful. My collection features all Mid-Century Modern designers and covers styles from Art Deco to Italian Post-Modern. I offer fine industrial and one-of-a-kind pieces, paintings, sculpture, art glass, pottery, vintage lighting, architectural elements and decorative accessories.