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Lot 21 : RENATO MEZIAT (Brazil, b. 1952) PHOTO-REALISM

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RENATO MEZIAT (Brazil, b. 1952) PHOTO-REALISM
A Perfect Day, woman on beach, Rio de Janeiro
o/c, 39 by 55.5 in.
sgn. l.r.
Meziat; also sgn., dated Maio/2002, and titled on reverse
Along with Mauricio Pontual Galeria de Arte, Rio de Janeiro 2003 gallery exhibition catalogue 'The Realism of Meziat'(in which this painting is pictured).
From the collection of a Beacon St., Boston gentleman who met his wife in Brazil.
Meziat belongs to the photo-realism movement which came to public attention in New York City by artist Louis Meisel in the 1960's. Meziat began his artistic career as a musician, training at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Returning to his native Rio de Janeiro, by 1976 he dedicated himself full time to painting and has achieved rapid recognition.

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000


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