José Vives-Atsara

Paintings

José Vives-Atsara

Paintings

Nationality: Spanish/American

Biography:
Jose Vives-Atsara was born in Vilafranca del Panades in the Catalonian region of Spain and studied art at Saint Raymond College and the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona. He came to San Antonio in 1956 where he established his art career. Vives-Atsara's vibrant oil paintings have been described as both realistic and impressionistic. He used only nine colors, mixing his paints with incredible skill. Jose Vives-Atsara is represented in collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Spain, and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The artist uses contrasting areas of light and shadow to create a dramatic chiaroscuro effect in these paintings. That is not surprising considering he trained in his native Spain where this style has a long tradition in the work of Spanish artists such as El Greco and Velazquez.


 

José Vives-Atsara Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
JOSÉ VIVES-ATSARA (Spanish/American, 1919-2004) Golf of Mexico, Padre Island, 1973 Oil on canvas 24 x 36 inches (...
JOSÉ VIVES-ATSARA (Spanish/American, 1919-2004)Golf of Mexico, Padre Island, 1973Oil on canvas24 x 36 inches (61.0...
Lot 76122
Auction 5147
Saturday, November 16, 2013
$21,250.00
JOSÉ VIVES-ATSARA (Spanish/American, 1919-2004) Mission San Jose, San Antonio, Texas Oil on canvas 24 x 36 inches...
JOSÉ VIVES-ATSARA (Spanish/American, 1919-2004)Mission San Jose, San Antonio, TexasOil on canvas24 x 36 inches (61...
Lot 76079
Auction 5133
Saturday, May 11, 2013
$17,500.00
José Vives-Atsara (Spanish/American, 1919-2004) Mission Presidio 'La Bahia' Goliad, Texas, 1971 Oil on canvas 24...
José Vives-Atsara (Spanish/American, 1919-2004)Mission Presidio 'La Bahia' Goliad, Texas, 1971Oil on canvas24 x 36...
Lot 75049
Auction 5255
Saturday, May 21, 2016
$12,500.00
JOSÉ VIVES-ATSARA (Spanish/American, 1919-2004) Casas de Campo, Catalonia, Spain, 1976 Oil on canvas 30 x 40 inch...
JOSÉ VIVES-ATSARA (Spanish/American, 1919-2004)Casas de Campo, Catalonia, Spain, 1976Oil on canvas30 x 40 inches (...
Lot 76121
Auction 5147
Saturday, November 16, 2013
$10,000.00
José Vives-Atsara (Spanish/American, 1919-2004) A Church at Saint Flour, France, 1964 Oil on canvasboard 30 x 24...
José Vives-Atsara (Spanish/American, 1919-2004)A Church at Saint Flour, France, 1964Oil on canvasboard30 x 24 inch...
Lot 61566
Auction 5285
Monday, June 12, 2017
$8,750.00

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