Fernando Botero Watercolor Painting, Man & Women at the Beach, Signed & Framed
In this captivating watercolor masterpiece attributed the renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero (1932-2023), the essence of Boterismo comes to life in a scene that unfolds with whimsical charm. The composition presents a serene coastal setting where an oversized nude man reclines on the sandy beach, accompanied by the graceful presence of two women—one resting beside him, and the other joyfully swimming in the vividly depicted waters.
Botero's signature style, characterized by the exaggerated proportions of his subjects, imparts a unique and delightful charm to the tableau. The figures, with their pleasantly rounded forms, bear the unmistakable stamp of Botero's artistic identity. The artist's creative prowess shines through as he transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary, offering viewers a fresh perspective on the beauty of human connection and the allure of coastal leisure.
The watercolor medium adds an ethereal quality to the artwork, with vibrant colors that dance across the canvas, capturing the warmth of the sun-kissed beach scene. The use of vivid hues, reminiscent of the vibrant Colombian palette, elevates the emotional resonance of the piece, immersing the observer in the timeless joy of a day spent by the shore.
The painting is signed in the top right corner. The choice of a dark wooden frame, professionally selected and crafted, enhances the overall presentation, providing a sophisticated contrast that complements the lighthearted charm of the scene within.
Provenance: Private Collection
The art work doesn't come with an original certificate of authenticity.
About the artist:
Fernando Botero Angulo ( Medellin, Columbia 1932- 2023) was a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. 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 - Wikipedia
Framed 20” H x 18” W x 1” D
Unframed 10” H x 9” W
Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
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