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Alexander Maldonado Nautical Oil Painting, 1977

Item Details

Alexander A. Maldonado (Mexican-American, 1901-1989)
Untitled, 1977
Oil painting on canvas
Signed and dated to the lower right

Provenance
The Ames Gallery, California

Born in Mazatlan, Mexico in 1901, Alexander Maldonado moved with his family to San Francisco in 1910 right after the start of the Mexican Revolution. Working in shipyards, factories, and even as a professional boxer, Maldonado did not begin painting until after his retirement at age 60. Fascinated with ideas of a more technologically advanced future, and drawing inspiration from scientific encyclopedias as well as his childhood sighting of Halley’s Comet, many of Maldonado’s narrative works incorporate fantastic elements and multispacial references. His pieces can be found in the Smithsonian American Art Museum as well as a number of private collections.

Condition

- minor wear to edges of frame.

Dimensions

20.5" W x 16.5" H x 1.25" D

Item #

ITMGB43645

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