03-02-2007 03-02-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2351 Boston
March 2, 2007 12:00PMCalender
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Xavier Bueno (Italian, 1915-1979) Girl with Flowers

$32,900$28,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2351 Location: Boston Date / Time: March 02, 2007 12:00PM

Description:

Xavier Bueno (Italian, 1915-1979)

Girl with Flowers
Signed "Xavier Bueno." u.l.
Oil on Masonite, 27 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (69.8 x 49.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface losses.

Provenance: A private mid-Atlantic collection.
N.B. Born in Vera de Bidasoa, Spain, in 1915, Bueno began his artistic studies as the S. Fernando Academy in Madrid where he completed many works in the Spanish Realism style. He continued his studies with Diase Bianquet at the Grand Caumiere in Paris. This piece is an fine example of Bueno's style, known for his portrayl of children and women, often looked to Goya and Delacroix for inspiration. In 1947 Bueno, along with other artists, drafted a manifest of Modern Realistic Painting, in which the painters openly opposed the abstract art movements which were occurring in Italy at the time.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

Keywords

Xavier Bueno, mid-Atlantic, private mid-Atlantic collection , S. Fernando Academy, Madrid, Vera de Bidasoa, Spain, S. Fernando Academy in Madrid, Paris, Italy