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Gustavo Novoa (New York/Chile/France, b.1941) oil on board painting titled "Friendly Persuasion" depicting a jungle scene with a lion and lioness reclining in the branches of a tree surrounded by butterflies and colorful, tropical foliage against a gradient blue background. Signed and dated "G. Novoa 1973" lower right. Housed in a custom naturalistic wood frame having a painted frieze, linen liner, and nameplate affixed lower center sight edge. Sight: 25" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed: 34" H x 44 1/4" W. Artist Biography: Gustavo Navoa was born in Santiago, Chile, and attended the Academy of Fine Arts there. In the early 1960's he traveled to Europe where he sold watercolors on the streets of Paris, and participated in one-man shows across Europe. In 1965, he relocated to New York City, and by the late 60's, his subject matter had evolved into jungle scenes which characterized his style for the next 15 years. Note: This work was purchased from Walley Findlay Galleries by the consigner in 1974. A copy of the purchase receipt, which includes the title of the work, a printed biography on the artist, and additional supplemental information are included with the purchase of this lot.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Dr. Martin Perez, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Painting in overall excellent condition. Frame with light wear.