Impressionist City Scene Painting in the Manner of Fernando Botero
A lovely small oil on canvas painting in the style of the legendary artist Fernando Botero ( Columbian, 1932) showing people in large figures, "Boterismo" style, and nicely dressed walking through the narrow street of an old town and greeting each other. The town has many houses located next to each other and embellished with colorful windows and walls. The painting is presented in a find bamboo style frame.
About the artist :
Fernando Botero Angulo (born 19 April 1932) is a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor, born in Medellín. His signature style, also known as "Boterismo", depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume, which can represent political criticism or humor, depending on the piece. He is considered the most recognized and quoted living artist from Latin America,and his art can be found in highly visible places around the world, such as Park Avenue in New York City and the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Self-titled "the most Colombian of Colombian artists" early on, Botero came to national prominence when he won the first prize at the Salón de Artistas Colombianos in 1958. He began creating sculptures after moving to Paris in 1973, achieving international recognition with exhibitions around the world by the 1990s. His art is collected by many major international museums, corporations, and private collectors. In 2012, he received the International Sculpture Center's Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award.
Source : Wikipedia
Dimensions: 2" D x 11.5" W x 13.5" H
Year of manufacture: 1950s
Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
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