The Cuban Market, Original Oil on Board Outdoor by Crescencio Camejo (Cuban/American, 1899-1980)
Cheerful and colourful Impressionistic oil painting on board portraying a busy Cuban outdoor market by this well-listed and very talented artist - Crescencio Camejo. The busy market is situated in a shaded area under large canopies /umbrellas and green trees, people are going about the business of buying and selling - a vibrant scene that is competently captured by the artist. Spanish style buildings in the background.
Presented in a fine gilt / wood frame.
Signed lower left by the artist.
The condition is excellent.
1930s - 1940s.
The board is 12 1/2" x 8 1/2". The frame is 14 1/4" x 10 1/4".
Crescencio Camejo was born in Agramonte, Cuba on April 19, 1899 and died in NewYork City on February 23, 1980. He studied art at the Academia San Alejandro in Havana, Cuba.
He painted mostly landscapes both in Cuba and in New York in a style considered to be impressionist. Many of his works depict scenes from Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City.
He participated in various exhibitions in Havana among them The Third National Exhibition of Painters in the Capitol in 1948, and exhibitions by the Circulo de Bellas Artes in 1939 and 1952 when he won prizes. He participated in the First Spanish American Biennial of Art in 1952. In New York he last exhibited his work at the Casa de Espana in 1979