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    JOZEF BAKOS (American 1891-1977)
    Oil on canvas
    20in. x 24in.
    Signed upper left

    A leading figure in the Santa Fe Art Colony, Jozef Bakos was an American modernist painter of Polish descent who grew up in Buffalo and studied at the Albright Art Gallery. After settling in Santa Fe in 1920, he founded "Los Cinco Pintores" (Five Painters) with Fremont Ellis, Walter Mruk, Willard Nash, and Will Shuster. It was the first artist group in New Mexico devoted to modernism.

    Provenance: Estate of the Artist
    Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    acquired from the above by the present owner

    Exhibited: Birchfield Center, Buffalo, NY, "Jozef Bakos", November 1985-January 1986
    Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM, "Jozef Bakos: An Early Modernist"

    Condition Report*: Excellent condition; unlined original canvas.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2006
    3rd-4th Wednesday-Thursday
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