Description

    Raphael Coronel (Mexican, born 1932)

    Samuel y Senora
    Mid 20th century
    Oil on canvas
    Inscribed on the reverse Samuel y Senora
    49-1/2 x 49 inches (125.7 x 124.5 cm)

    Samuel y Senora is another outstanding example of Rafael Coronel's work using light and dark tones, in this instance shades essentially of two colors to achieve a moving piece from which he would make several renditions. One is on display at the Gallery of Modern Art in Mexico City.

    These two figures speak volumes through Coronel's artistic presentation. The dominant figure, Samuel, has a haunting look with his hollow eyes and the reverent positioning of his hands, clearly the caretaker of the old lady that creeps beside him clutching her robe with her knurled hands. From the beige background Coronel brings the figures alive with his brushwork mastery of shading.


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    October, 2007
    13th Saturday
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