Oliveira Marques - Animated African village

Guilherme d'Oliveira Marques (1887-1960) - Oil on panel
Circa 1942 - Animated Africain village

Signed on the lower right

Beautiful painting by Marques (specialist of Africanist views)
Oil on panel

38 X 28,5 cm (panel)
50 X 43 cm ( frame)

Nice original rame in wood.
Maybe repainted (?) mais in a solid moulded wood

It is said that, because he could not find local framers, Marques made his own framers (Information not verified)

The painting is in very good original condition
Neither repainted nor restored, just infime miss of painting in the upper left, on the tree (see second last photo)

Guilherme d'Oliveira Marques (1887 Brasil - 1960 Kinshasa)
Painter and sculptor
He is considered one of the fathers of Africanist painting.
He is buried in the Ngombé cemetery in Kinshasa

Les africanistes, peintres voyageurs: 1860-1960

Price: 750 €

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