Period Post-Impressionist figural oil showing a young woman reclining on a draped divan in an interior. Signed lower right "Di Gesu" for Victor Di Gesu (American, 1914-1988) and dated 1956. Winner of the Prix Othon Friesz, Di Gesu studied in Paris with André L’Hote at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, and later in Rome and Barcelona. He exhibited widely and with success, including at the Louvre, the San Francisco Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum. Unframed. Minor edge rubbing.
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