All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1168560
Title: Vivid Bouquet
Artist: Rita Asfour
Medium: Oil Painting on Canvas Panel
Size: 16" x 12"

This is an original oil painting on artist canvas panel, unframed and hand signed by the artist, Rita Asfour. It is in excellent condition and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Rita Asfour, Egypt/American (1933- ) was born in Cairo, traveled to Italy, Germany, France, Tahiti, Mexico, and many U.S. cities before settling in Malibu in 1982. Through high school Rita was educated in France and then spent 6 years at The Leonardo Da Vinci Itialian Academy Of Arts, graduating with a BA in Fine Arts. She enlisted at the Chouinard Art Institute in the U.S. followed by private art lessons from a French artist. Her professional career started as a magazine and book cover illustrator, followed as a portrait artist at Universal Studios. She opened her own gallery in Beverly Hills in 1970. She has sold hundreds of paintings in Canada, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Europe and the U.S. Ella Fitzgerald, Donna Reed and Tricia Nixon are among her distinguished collectors.

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