|Description: We offer a signed oil painting by Mario Agostinelli. It is 9” x 9 ¾” and housed in a period frame measuring approximately 15” x 14 ¾”. It is signed "Angostinelli" in the lower right corner and titled on verso “Mexican Landscape”. Rendered with buoyant and vivid intensity in tropical pastels that feel very current and alive. Item #FA00332.
Mario Agostinelli was a sculptor and painter born in Arequipa, Pero in 1915. He lived in France and the United States. He became a Brazilian citizen in 1969 . His life-sized sculpture of Pope John Paul II was exhibited at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro. One of his works was presented as a gift from the Brazilian government to US President Ronald Reagan. Agostinelli passed away in 2000.
Condition: Fine untouched condition, some minor wear to the frame liner.