Athos Rudolfo Menaboni (Italian/ American, 1895-1990). "Cardinal" or "Richmondena Cardinals" - 20th century, gouache on paper, signed "Athos Menaboni" to lower right. Depicting a male and female cardinal nestled between branches. Approx: (sight) 24" x 19", 32.5" x 28". Provenance: From the Estate of Mr. E.J. Forio, Vice President of Coca Cola from 1946-1966, during the time Robert Woodruff was president of the company and made Menaboni popular with his Christmas cards.
Matte burn to edges of paper, foxing developing but not distracting around gouache.