Vntg Authenticated Framed Painting Fine Art Museum Quality Signed Romeo Tabuena
- Actual Painting Only
- Height- 25"
- Wide- 19 1/2"
- Painting including frame
- Height- 28 1/2"
- Wide- 23"
- Artist Romeo Villalva Tabuena.
- Date of birth and death- 1921-2015
- Portrait of Hooded man.
- Medium- Oil and tempera on Masonite.
- Signed and dated 1959 on lower right.
- Insurance replacement- $7,500.
- In 1955, Tabuena settled in Mexico where he lived with his Norwegian wife Nina. However, he retained his Philippine citizenship. He painted the mural Filipiniana in the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C.
- In 1965, he participated in the Eighth São Paulo Art Biennial as the official Filipino artist and as the art commissioner from the Philippines. The Honolulu Museum of Art holds his painting Carabao, which is typical of the artist's animal paintings.
- Filipino postwar Neo-realist painter and printmaker Romeo Tabuena experienced life, education, and culture around the globe, from his birthplace in Southeast Asia to his residence in Mexico. Active in the Philippine Art Gallery, which opened in 1951, Tabuena created groundbreaking works that contributed to the evolution of art in the Philippines.
- In an interview, Tabuena stated that Cubism and Chinese vertical format painting greatly influenced him. Most of Tabuena's works are acrylics, oils, and watercolors that feature a combination of Filipino and Mexican cultural themes, such as the everyday working people, traditional housing, and native plants.
- This painting is truly a museum quality piece and would be amazing in your home.
- We will make sure your painting is extremely well packed and insured.