Oscar Murillo Symbolist Figurative Oil Painting
Oscar Murillo (Mexican-American, 1940 – 2017)
Untitled (two female nudes and two forms), mid to late 20th century
Oil and graphite on canvas
Artist name inscribed to verso
Artist estate stamp verification impressed to verso
Oscar Murillo was a prominent figure in the Los Angeles art scene during the 1960s and 1970s. Born in Mexico, he immigrated to the United States and settled permanently in the San Fernando Valley where he studied at San Fernando Valley State College (known today as Cal State Northridge), receiving both his Bachelors and Masters of Fine Arts. Murillo remained active in his community, teaching art and exhibiting his art in galleries in San Fernando Valley, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
- accretion, discolorations, and abrasions to painting surface; crease marks from stretcher bars visible to painting surface; abrasions and wear to frame; frame not secured against painting in all areas.
- painting measures 28.5″ × 37″.