1940s surrealist painting
Exceptional surrealist ink drawing by Mexican artist Jose Garcia Narezo.
Jose Garcia Narezo, (Mexican 1922-1994), was born a deaf-mute. He was the son of Spanish art critic and painter Gabriel García Maroto. Jose’s sister became a well-known poet and politician. Jose’s family moved back and forth between Spain and Mexico. Eventually Jose became a naturalized citizen and a well-known surrealist artist in Mexico. Jose exhibited his works in Europe, the Americas and Asia. His most important individual exhibitions were held at: the Arden Gallery in New York in 1938; the House of Culture, Havana, Cuba 1939; the Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles, California, 1939; the de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, 1944; the Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, California, 1945; and the White Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas, 1945.
This work is dated 1943 and is an ink drawing on paper.
Measures 13.5″ by 16.5″ sight size, and 21.5″ by 24″ by 1.25″ overall including framing.