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Three (3) paintings by Gaspare J. Ruffolo (American/Illinois, 1908-1997). 1st item: Impressionist oil on board painting titled "Hong Kong Junk" depicting Asian fishing boats at a crowded port. Housed in a contemporary wood frame. Signed lower right. Sight – 19 1/4" H x 17 1/4" W. Framed – 24" H x 21 1/4" W. 2nd item: Oil on board painting depicting a 3/4 view portrait of a man in harlequin makeup, against a multi-colored diamond-patterned background. Signed "G. Ruffolo" lower right. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight – 18 5/8" H x 16 3/8" W. Framed – 32 1/4" H x 26" W. 3rd item: Oil on board painting depicting the portrait of a young woman in a pink dress and holding a bouquet of pink flowers against a blue background. Signed lower right. Housed in a pink wooden frame. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 11 1/2" W. Framed – 21 5/8" H x 17 5/8" W. Note: Paintings from a direct descendant of the artist. Biography: Gaspare J. Ruffolo was active/lived in Illinois. He was known for portrait and marine painting. CONDITION: 1st item: Minor scuffs to frame, painting overall excellent condition. 2nd item: Overall excellent condition. 1/8" water stain, top right of board. 3rd item: Overall good condition. Three areas of paint loss, largest 1/4" x 1/2", top center of painting. Areas of loss to pink paint on frame.