Eduardo Kingman Oil Painting of Grieving Figure, 1968
Eduardo Kingman (Ecuadorian, 1913 – 1994)
Untitled (grieving face and hand), 1968
Oil painting on canvas
Signed and dated to lower right
Title, media, artist name and date inscribed to verso
Kingman is considered one of the greatest 20th century artists from Ecuador. His oeuvre focuses on the social and political realities of Ecuador natives. He studied at the Escuela de Bellas Artes among other art institutions. Eventually, he returned to Quito and gained the principal professor position at Escuela de Bellas Artes and served as Director of the Museo de Arte Colonial de Quito. His work is internationally exhibited and housed in prestigious collections.
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- canvas puncture in lower left area of face; craquelure, light yellowing, and minor accretions to painting surface; indents to canvas visible in several areas; stretcher creases vaguely visible near outer edges; abrasions, nicks, and wear to frame.
- measures frame.