Vintage Oil Portrait Middle-aged REDHEAD WOMAN 'Mimi' by NYC F.E. GODDARD c1978
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Here is a great large vintage oil on cnavas portrait of a middle-aged,mildly plump redhead woman. The painting measures 24 x 30 ins. is signed on the side Goddard and on the back is the artist label F.E. Goddrad, Rego Park N.Y. In pencil is written the class he painted this in ( Goodbred class), and the woman was named 'Model Mimi'. It is dated 3/31/78. The painting is in good/very good as is vintage condition.the front of the art is not signed, but the side is signed in block letters and it has the artist label on the back as well.
Perfect for late Mid-Century,Retro,and 1970-80s decors.
Here is some info I found online about the artist from Kevin Daniel at Kevin's Art Collection page(http://kevindaniel.x10.mx/other.html):
" Frank Eric Goddard was born on 8 August 1930, in Manchester, England, a son of Thomas and Amy Goddard. He was married to Maria J. Stadler, a native of Vienna, Austria, in 1954 in Montreal, Canada. He attended McGill University in Montreal. The Goddards moved to New York City in 1957, where Mr. Goddard studied at the Art Students League. Mr. Goddard painted from a young age because he enjoyed painting but did not strongly pursue a career as an artist with the intent of making a great deal of money, though he was quite talented and painted prolifically. He often painted copies of paintings at the... read more