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    Frank Sinatra and Jilly Rizzo Portrait by LeRoy Neiman. An approximately 20" x 18" watercolor portrait of Sinatra and his good friend and right-hand man by pop artist LeRoy Neiman. The painting is inscribed "Frank Sinatra/Jilly Rizzo/Boyd Estate Coconut Grove, Florida/Shooting for 'Tony Rome' May 2 '67" and signed by the artist. The two were close friends for decades, until Jilly was killed in a car accident with a drunk driver on his 75th birthday, an event that left Sinatra devastated. The painting is in Excellent condition, matted and framed to an overall size of 27.5" x 25.5". From the Jilly Rizzo Estate Archive. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from William Rizzo and an LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    February, 2009
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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