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This oil painting appears to be by the American artist called Eddie Powell. His signature 'Taogaea' on the lower left of the work was used by the artist during the 1970s when he was perfecting his early works known as contrast art. Your painting is a portrait in white and red of a woman. It measures 38" x 28", and the work appears to be in good condition overall.
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