"Girl With Doll 32x28"
Original Painting : Oil on Velvet
Size : 24x20 in | 61x51 cm
Framed : 32x28 in | 81x71 cmREDUCEDFAVORITEWELL PRICED
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Hand Signed : Lower Right
Condition : Excellent
Framed without Glass
Purchased from : Gallery 1968
Provenance / History : Some of her work was done on black velvet, a technique actually has a long tradition in the former Spanish Colonies of Mexico and the Philippines.
Certificate of Authenticity : Notarized letter from seller
LID : 81800
Esperanza Martinez - Mexico
Art Brokerage - Esperanza Martinez Mexican Artist: b. 1934-1998. She was a Mexican-born painter who lived in Southern California. She was known for portraits and genre scenes of rural Mexican farmers, formal portraits of prominent Mexican-Americans and pastel paintings of native American subjects. As a precocious young artist, Martinez studied with the famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. She moved to the Los Angeles area in 1963 and lived with her family in Hacienda Heights. Martinez died from cancer in 1998. Collectors of Esperanza Martinez included Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Clint Eastwood and the comedian Red Skelton. She was also commissioned to do works for Mexicana Airlines and Coca Cola Corporation.