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Sensual Original French Painting 1940s Reclining Nude Pin-Up Girl by Joan Mayor

US$15,000 20% Off


Exquisite and colorful original oil on canvas painting by 20th century French painter, Joan Mayor, from the 1940s, depicts a ravishing woman or pin-up girl with wavy brunette hair, sultry red lips and an expectant expression, lounging on a hunter green and a burgundy pillow on top of a teal surface and partially covered by sheer, diaphanous pale green chiffon. Lavish mauve drapery finishes the colorful tableau. Signed, "Joan Mayor" in lower right. Image measures approximately 28” wide x 22.75” high. Frame measures approximately 33.5” wide x 28.5” high x 2” deep. Joan Mayor is known for her timelessly beautiful and tasteful nude paintings. Joan Mayor paintings are becoming very collectible. One of her paintings, "Reclining Nude in a Blue Interior", sold at auction in 2017 for $25,000.00! The auction record is included in the photos. Weighs 7.5 pounds.


  • Creator
    Joan Mayor (Painter)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.5 in. (72.39 cm)Width: 33.5 in. (85.09 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1940s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor chips on the frame, the back of the canvas shows age.
  • Seller Location
    Tustin, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 0103-FSW1stDibs: LU4033314679252

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