"Old Man From Ameca 1969 30x24"1969
Original Painting : Oil on Canvas
Size : 24x18 in | 61x46 cm
Framed : 30x24 in | 76x61 cmREDUCEDFAVORITE
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Hand Signed : Lower right
Condition : Excellent
Framed without Glass : Brown wood frame
Story / Additional Info : Purchased from the Fisher Galleries in Palm Springs, 1970.
Certificate of Authenticity : Art Brokerage
LID : 45221
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.